Friday, December 23, 2016

Can He Nap At Daycare As A Toddler?

Posted by theboat On December 23, 2016 3 comments
Now that he's moved into the room for toddlers, have his napping habits changed?

Sunday, October 23, 2016


What is the one year cost of ownership for a baby? We've tracked several expenses that are directly attributable to the baby and aggregated them here.

Sunday, October 16, 2016

What Baby Products Would We Recommend?

Posted by theboat On October 16, 2016 5 comments

Throughout his first year, we've bought a massive amount of baby stuff. Which items were best and which items do we regret buying?

Sunday, October 9, 2016

How Expensive Is Child Birth?

Posted by theboat On October 09, 2016 1 comment

Two co-workers and I have all had a child within the past year. All of the deliveries went differently, there were different insurance plans used, and we were in different hospitals but all in the same metro area. What was the range of expenses we saw?

Wednesday, October 5, 2016

How do our restaurant habits look roughly a year after having a baby?

Sunday, September 11, 2016

How Does The Baby Affect Where You Live?

Posted by theboat On September 11, 2016 3 comments


Another impact I hadn't fully thought through before having a baby is what effects that would have on where I live...

Sunday, August 28, 2016


I don't know if this qualifies as a dad hack as my wife and a coworker both independently told me about it but...

Saturday, August 20, 2016



We were warned about how expensive baby food is, and we opted for convenience over cost savings when he started eating solids. Has it been ridiculously expensive?

Sunday, July 17, 2016

What effect has the baby had on our weights after 9 months?

Sunday, June 19, 2016

How Does The Baby Affect Taxes?

Posted by theboat On June 19, 2016 No comments

Did we get massive tax savings for having a baby?

Sunday, June 12, 2016


We had high hopes that his nap duration would increase...

Sunday, May 1, 2016



What are the mother's biggest takeaways from the first six months?

Sunday, April 24, 2016


 What are the father's biggest takeaways from the first six months?

Saturday, April 23, 2016


Do I take more cell phone pictures now that I have a baby? Do we call family more often? Do we send more texts? Have we become complete isolated socially?

Saturday, April 16, 2016



What is the six month cost of ownership for a baby? We've tracked several expenses that are directly attributable to the baby and aggregated them here.

Sunday, April 10, 2016



He's never napped the way he's supposed to, and it got worse when he started daycare. How long did it take him to get used to napping in a noisy daycare?

Sunday, April 3, 2016

My First 'Dad Hack'

Posted by theboat On April 03, 2016 No comments

So far I've just tried to figure things out with him and read up online when I had questions, but I've realized that one thing I do to avoid babysitters apparently wasn't thought about by co-workers so...

Sunday, March 27, 2016

Losing Weight After Pregnancy

Posted by theboat On March 27, 2016 8 comments
Has the mother been able to get back to her pre-pregnancy weight?

Sunday, February 28, 2016


Is it impossible to go restaurants with a baby?

Sunday, February 21, 2016

How Does The Baby Affect Death Anxiety?

Posted by theboat On February 21, 2016 1 comment

Does the baby have any effect on my fear of death (or thanatophobia if you want the cool word for it)?

Sunday, February 14, 2016

How long does it take breast milk to regenerate after a feeding?

Sunday, February 7, 2016


How does the baby affect our daily routines?

Sunday, January 31, 2016

Breaking Down the Costs of Childbirth

Posted by theboat On January 31, 2016 No comments

It's often very difficult to figure out how much things cost in the US healthcare system. We broke down all of the hospital bills from the baby's birth in an attempt to shed some light on it.

Sunday, January 24, 2016


What is the three month cost of ownership for a baby? We've tracked several expenses that are directly attributable to the baby and aggregated them here.

Wednesday, January 6, 2016


Does having a baby mean you do ridiculous amounts of laundry?

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