As more Dads are staying home to raise kids, or at
least spending more time with them , a new trend has
(allegedly) appeared, "DaddySitting", in which fathers can
simultaneously hang with their bro-hams and half-watch
their children. The hosts of WDP are
Daddysitting by ChicagoParent
You know who is bad at watching kids and not letting them fall
off of stuff or eat dirt out of houseplants? Dads. You know
who is WORSE at it? TWO Dads who are simultaneously trying to
watch reality shows about crab fishing.
And yet, some magazines and blogs claim that "Daddysitting" is a
trend that is sweeping the nation - with Dads somehow lining
up their babysitting schedules so they can high five about
ESPN IV events in the middle of the day while their kids play
with the stove together. Todd, Matt, and D.M. aren't so sure
this is a real trend, so much as an urban legend like
huffing "jenkem" or "rainbow parties."
Also, the whole situation smells suspiciously like that situation
"comedy" "Guys with Kids", which many people ask the White Dad
Problems hosts about - prompting them to lash out violently.
(Keep in mind that the executive producer is Jimmy Fallon, who
has practically made destroying laughter into a
Conclusion? Dads: Don't watch your kids in groups, unless you hate
your kids. And, as always, Mamas: Don't let your babies grow
up to be cowboys. Or Jimmy Fallon.
Hey, there's a longer version of this show three days a week! Yay!
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