Sometimes chicken, chips and salad taste absolutely incredible.
And it has very little to do with the chicken, chips and salad.
Like when we were sitting in a room with a dear friend, a mate, a brother, who had jumped in the car and travelled 1.5 hours to bring this meal to us.
There are some clear differences between being a Mum and a Dad.
We could start with the obvious:
Noah didn't grow inside my body for 9 months.
He also didn't emerge from my private parts.
I don't happen to have breasts.
Each of those things means there is something between Sam and Noah that goes beyond the experience of parenthood I will ever have. Mysteries I will only ever observe in wonder.
Welcome to the (Parent) Hood Pt.3. Midwives Vs. Doctors - Things You Shouldn't Say to Someone with a Baby in the NICU
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They are riddled throughout the path towards parenting, and seem to exist in every moment once you arrive.
Disposable vs cloth,
breast vs bottle,
prams vs wraps,
pink vs blue.