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This Stay-at-Home Dad Leaves Hilarious Sticky Notes Around the House for His Wife

Woman's Day logo Woman's Day 16/04/2017 Jenae Sitzes

This Stay-at-Home Dad Writes Hilarious Parenting Observations on Sticky Notes © Provided by Woman's Day This Stay-at-Home Dad Writes Hilarious Parenting Observations on Sticky Notes Leaving reminder notes for yourself around the house and office can become a crucial strategy when the responsibilities of parenthood threaten to drive you insane. 

When Chris Illuminati's son was born in 2010, he left his job to become a stay-at-home dad, and his wife urged him to write down all of his duties so he wouldn't forget. 

"As a joke (because I've never taken anything in life seriously), I wrote down even the simplest of tasks and pinned it to my bulletin board," Illuminati explained in a blog post. "I forgot all about the note. I also forgot to change the baby."

As he raises his young son and daughter, Illuminati records his observations on Post-it notes that he places around the house for his wife, or as he calls her, "Permanent Roommate," to find. Seven years and hundreds of notes later, Illuminati's blog, "Message With a Bottle," has garnered significant media attention and more than 60,000 followers on Facebook. It's pretty clear why: His brutally honest thoughts and confessions couldn't be any more relatable. Check some of them out below and just try not to burst out laughing.

© Courtesy of Chris Illuminati

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