Archduke Russell John wrote:Congratulations Owen (sorry but I felt this rated a real name usage)..
I never had a problem with it, myself, but others do and that's OK. But this is human moment.
Being a father is the best thing that ever happened to me. I look at my girls every day and think holy sh!t I can't believe how great they are. Then I think please don't f' them up too bad.
I am 40, and I don't know how young kids cope with it.
Based on your comment about hugging your dad, you also had the same experience I had with the birth of my oldest. Finally understanding just how much your parents love you. Everybody knows their parents love them but I don't think there is a real understand of just how much until you have your own kids.
Also because when I was born there was a complication and he had to wait outside, and for this one we needed an emergency c-section and I was also out of.the room for what was the worst 5 minutes of my life.
Oh and enjoy the nap. It will be the last solid sleep you get for at least 6 months.
He's only a day old and has sussed how to press my buttons. I will be a happy zombie