A brief Interview with a few new dads:
Shino Kurian and daughter, Abigail Ann Kurian
Jimmy Pulimoottil Alexander and son, Asher Koshy Alexander
Mathews Shibu George and daughter, Grace Allie Mary George
We asked each new dad 5 questions.. and got some interesting responses.
1. How long have you been a dad?
Jimmy: 6 months (that I know of hehe)
Shino: 18 months
Shibu: 6 months and two days
2. What was your expectations before and how is it same/different from reality?
Jimmy: Expected baby to have more hair / Didn’t expect baby to smile a lot this early
Shino: Expectations before: Come home from work and enjoy a play time with baby girl
Reality: work stays home with me n baby
Shibu: Still getting cuddle 🥰 time with my significant other after being a dad, not so much after being a dad 🥺 baby gets most of the cuddle 🥰 time lol 😂
3. What do you wish you had known about being a dad?
Jimmy: Pets help with kid allergies 🤧
Shino: Everyone tells you that you would need a lot of patience, but nobody tells you how much.
Shibu: I wish I knew how sleep deprived I would be lol
4. What is the best thing of being a dad?
Jimmy: Patting on his back to make him burp post feeding ..just kidding – Cradling him in my arms to put him to sleep 🙂
Shino: Getting little tasks done from my baby
Shibu: Waking up next to my child every morning and watching her glaze into my eyes and give me the biggest smile 😊 you seen in the world!
5. Any messages/advice for your 10 year old child? ( It can be something you did and you would like your child not to do or do… It can be funny or philosophical 😀)
Jimmy: Don’t play with matches (rest of the story to be told later)
Shino: Daddy and mommy have done a lot of cooking and cleaning. Now time for you to take over.
Shibu: My child is not yet 10 yet but if she was, not to be naughty like her daddy when he was 10 lol 😂