no respect

Daddy. Daddy. Daddy. Daddy. Daddy. Daddy. Daddy. Daddy. Daddy. Daddy. Daddy. Daddy. Daddy.
All I say is Daddy.
Nevermind Mommy is always showing me her tits.
Nevermind Mommy changes me and carries me and carts me around. Shields me from my brother, kisses my ouches.
Nevermind Daddy is at work a lot.
Daddy Daddy Daddy Daddy Daddy Daddy Daddy Daddy Daddy Daddy Daddy.
He’s the only one that can bounce me to sleep.
He’s the only name I will say over and over and over and over.
Making Mommy feel like shit.
Sure, I can say Mommy. And I will, if you bother me enough.
But really all I want is Daddy Daddy Daddy Daddy Daddy Daddy.


  1. It’s always that way. I suspect it’s because Daddy is the novelty. Also, he gets to always be the fun one. Your day will come, when she is sick, and all she wants is her Mommy.

  2. My daughter was more of the Mummy, Mummy type but my son… all he wants is Daddy. He actually threw me into a depression over it once! Yes, it is shitty and though I appreciated and loved the love between the 2, I wanted to clonk one over the head of said Daddy!

  3. Jack can say both mama and dada, but always says dada. Then I got strep and couldn’t get too near him for a few days. Suddenly it was “mama mama mama”. It made me feel much better 🙂

  4. It’s a phase. Just wait until sick and tired sets in. Then it will be the all-mommy-all-the-time channel.

    Hugs to you!

  5. Oh, I SOOO feel your pain. It’s amazing how easily he says “daaad” but i get “baah” or sometimes “baab” – Why no momma? I know he can make the sound of “MMM” but does he choose to? No. It’s all about Daaad!

  6. Here is the thing. My son didn’t want anyone but me. And for the most part…my daughter just wants me. BUT…she only talks about her Dad. And smiles and coos and giggles for her Dad. All while I’m holding her…but its all for HIM. (Dad, not God.)

  7. That’s how it is around here, but usually I am glad for the break!

  8. Seeing as how her “daddy” had nothing to do with her, I never had that problem…can’t imagine what it’s of the benefits of being a single mum I guess! Don’t get your heart broken on a daily basis.

  9. See it’s only because “Daddy” is a toy… so just imagine she’s saying “giant truck, giant truck, giant truck”… Kinda like when she wants pizza or Elmo. 🙂 They’re novelties.

    Don’t worry, it’s Mom that we all really want. Trust me. 🙂

  10. I’m a Daddy. And our first kid was Mama’s girl all the way.

    Then the second did what you describe.

    I thought it was the “toy thing.” Like the insider said.

    Then the kid got sick all night. And she refused to be with Mommy the whole night. Just Daddy. Who works 7-3. Up all night, rocking the kid in the air.

    Joke’s on me. Here’s hoping your hub gets the same treatment I did. You’ll feel better — my wife certainly did.

  11. Hey do not worry, mom always wins in the end. Daddy becomes the bad guy, “wait till your father gets home…”

    For a male it becomes a problem of the Alfa male, while mom, although she never really “understands anything” is always a safe haven!

    Believe me, I know…

    It is part of the role playing game necessary to help our kids become adults.

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