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There are plenty of hospital checklists for dads. But before the birth of my first son, I ignored them all. This was not intentional. My first son showed up rather suddenly five weeks ahead of schedule. MamaRush had been nagging me to help her start preparing, but I remember thinking to myself, literally the day before she went into labor, “Ahhh, I’ve got plenty of time for that.” How wrong I was.

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Honest Papa

My son, whom I will affectionately refer to as ToddlerRush (the cute little guy I often tweet about), will turn one-and-a-half tomorrow. His mom, (MamaRush of course), is full-term in her pregnancy and we are bags-packed and ready-to-go whenever our next little one decides he’s ready to make his debut. Months ago I placed a wager that today would be the day. Regardless of when it happens, though, our lives are going to change dramatically. Again.

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Advice

Caring for an 18-month-old can be messy, difficult work. At this age, they have mastered the wobble-walk and are experimenting with their new-found independence. This means you badly need a routine packed with activities to keep them busy and engaged ...

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Look Of The Week

  I went through my closet and my kid’s closet this morning and pulled some items out for us to wear for the day. This is nothing new. But, on this particular day we got mad attention from the barista ...

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About PapaRush

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Hi, I'm PapaRush, a father of two boys, husband and work-at-home-dad. Although, I still make cool things, my first focus is raising kids and hopefully one day getting my office space in my house back.

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