#GayDadWednesday: Photo Diary of Sæþór, Ágúst and Daníel Valur

Icelandic gay dads Sæþór (SIGHthor) and Ágúst with their adorable 1-year-old son, Daníel Valur, are this week’s #GayDadWednesday! Sæþór (who is American) and Ágúst met on the Internet in 2006 when Sæþór was living in Los Angeles. They fell in love, and Sæþór moved to join Ágúst in Reykjavik in 2007. They were married in 2009, and welcomed Daníel through altruistic surrogacy with a female friend in 2014. Follow their photo diary and see what a typical day in Reykjavik looks like for Daddy Sæþór, Pappi Ágúst and Daníel Valur!


7:00 a.m.

Time to get up! This is always the happiest time for Sæþór and Ágúst's son, Daníel Valur, when he gets to wake up, see his daddies, and play upstairs.

7:10 a.m.

Daddy Sæþór putting on Daníel Valur's cloth diapers and clothes before heading upstairs.

7:25 a.m.

Breakfast time! Daníel Valur loves rice pudding, an Icelandic tradition.

8:45 a.m.

Daníel Valur entertains his dads with his latest composition on his favorite instruments: kitchen utensils.

Playtime! Look at all those toys!

10:30 a.m.

Time to get bundled up before going out into the cold. Pappi Ágúst helps Daníel Valur into his snowsuit.

Super snowy Reykjavik

10:35 a.m.

Family group shot before they all jump in the car. From left to right: Daníel Valur, Ágúst and Sæþór

10:37 a.m.

Look at all that snow! Put that baby in the car, quick!

10:50 a.m.

Do they have enough? Daniel Valur was using his favorite sound the whole time in the grocery store, to signal that he wants something.

12:05 p.m.

It’s lunchtime and Daníel Valur is enjoying his mashed pumpkin. Yum!

1:00 p.m.

Family selfie before friends arrive to celebrate Thanksgiving!

1:25 p.m.

Daníel Valur's godmother arrives and he is always excited seeing her.

5:00 p.m.

After dinner, Daníel Valur likes to bring over books and toys to play with. He enlists Daddy Sæthor's help to push the noise-making buttons.

7:05 p.m.

It's bathtime: time to scrub off all that Thanksgiving food.

Thanks to Sæthor, Ágúst and Daniel Valur for sharing your day with us! If you'd like to learn more about his family, watch their "Visiting a Gay Dad Family" video here!

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