15 Dads Share What They'll Never Understand About How Women Do Motherhood

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My husband and I are equal co-parents of our two kids. He is a stay-at-home dad, so he actually spends more time with them than I do. So you'd think our list of parenting worries and priorities would be about the same, right? Yeah, not so much.

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It turns out that my list of parental anxiety triggers is way longer and more detailed than his. I'm pretty sure he doesn't worry about every cough becoming a cold and whether or not my daughter refusing to eat dinner is a sign she's going to have food issues for the rest of her life. It seems like there are some aspects of being a mom -- or at least my version of being a mom -- that he just doesn't get. 

As much as I love talking to other moms about how they experience motherhood, sometimes it can be even more fascinating to find out about the dad perspective. So I got 15 dads to tell me what they just don't get about how their wives do motherhood.

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