Originally Posted by Holli
My husband is very capable of using snaps. I find it kind of insulting that there are "Daddy friendly" diaper comments. Around here, he is the primary caregiver and he resents those comments, honestly.
Isn't it okay that I have an opinion even if I don't have a baby yet? Sorry but these comments just really hurt my feelings and broke my heart.
I'll just keep my opinions to myself from now on since they clearly aren't valid since I don't have a baby yet.
It sure is dangerous to go against the "MDC mindset". That's for sure.
I didn't mean to hurt your feelings, Holli....
As for the "daddy friendly" comments, I'm not saying anything about Liam at all and didn't mean any sort of disrespect. I'm sure *he's* perfectly capable of doing snaps and is a great hands-on Dad. I'm just speaking for my dear and beloved Dh, who is a great Dad and very hands on.. but for some reason he's incapable of snapping dipes tight enough to keep in messes.
I think he's afraid of getting them too snug or making it uncomfortable for DS...but when he's done and the dipe is all but falling off and the cover is hanging on for it's dear life..then we have problems! :LOL That's why *I* like aplix for him...
You most certainly can have an opinion ...and I hope you continue to share it!! I don't think we were meaning to hurt your feelings at all... This reminds me of my good friend when she and her DH were TTC'ing for their first. She would tell me all the things she was/wasn't going to do as a parent and everything was going to be ABC...*not* 123. She would get upset when I'd say...yeah...wait 'til the baby actually gets here and then we'll see how that goes!" Not meaning I didn't see her point or even agree with her thought process, but sometimes RL changes how you look at things. You probably won't ever like aplix...since it's not just a diaper thing, but you might change your mind on the QD soakers. I can't wait to see what your RL experiences will be with Mari and how your ideas of diapering change w/ her home. (and not to say "i told you so", but really because I'm excited for your to have that IRL experience!
) They may not, but they might,too. I know mine have changed tenfold from when I first started. Just like when you first posted saying you would want a small stash and thought you'd spend about $500 on your stash when you first posted...your diapering ideas have already gone through some sort of evolution! It will be interesting though when you get Mari home to see what does work and what doesn't work, what you do like IRL and what you don't...and what kind of evolution your stash will go through again! Who know's maybe you'll hate wool and I can buy all your MM and BBB!
Don't be sad!!