I usually get to spend two, three or sometimes four nights a week in the hospital with Ellie each week. Most fathers don’t have the good fortune that I have to be able to spend as much time in the hospital as I do.
As such, there are some things to learn about spending so much time in the land of mothers, aunts, and sisters.
2) Dress Code.
2) Dress Code.When it is time to sleep in the hospital, dress appropriately and ‘mind the gap’. My best piece of clothing these last few months has been my light weight sweatpants that I can sleep in, walk down the hall at 2 AM to find the nurse and then go to get breakfast in. No PJ’s and definitely no boxer shorts as PJ’s. You just can’t get up and do some work with your baby confidently if you have to think about things ‘popping out’.
Repeat. Does not make it okay in any way.
I kind of think that that is the kind of thing that makes legendary stories in places like this……