9 Years, 8 Months, 2 Weeks & 5 Days into Daddyhood

– so sayeth my daughter, in relation to playing The Sims 3! Which, is turns out, is a pretty good way of teaching her about, in the case of her particular sim, the joys and trials of single motherhood. She (her sim) is always tired, always smelly, always hungry, never gets time for herself and you can forget about friends and hobbies. She (my daughter and her sim) does, however, experience little moments of joy (engaging her cute little toddler sim daughter in games of run-and-catch, etc), which make it all worthwhile… 😌