A buddy of mine has a toddler daughter and baby son. He works long hours as a programmer but craves time with his kids. I suggested he put the kids to bed and he told me his wife was being a “baby hog” — she had her own ideas about the kids’ bedtime routine and didn’t trust Daddy to drive. I asked around and found that this phenomenon is not uncommon.
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Let’s get one thing clear from the get go: moms are generally better parents than dads. And that goes double for me. I’ve had three kids across two marriages and I am undoubtedly the weak link. My 16-year-old daughter and 14-year-old son trust their step-mom more than they trust me, which proves that I married well but am still getting the hang of being a dad. Most of us are.