So this is what a natural birth looks like. This is how it was meant to be... this is what the midwife meant when she said it was all natural... no medication, no support, no help, nothing... just pure unadulterated pain!!!
So, it is 11 AM and my wife is keeled over, holding the bed with one hand and her tummy with the other, in obvious pain. It is quite obvious that the labor has kicked into another gear from even a few minutes ago and that we are getting closer. "It is time to go", she says.
So you've done the classes, you've read the books... you've talked to and listened to all the people around you offering their advice. You think you are prepared. But are you really?
I should start by saying that I haven't actually been banned from Chick-fil-A. Yet. I do predict, however, that it is only
As the partner in chief (and probably silent observer here), I am a bit torn. I want to have all of the above handy and readily
And so, at these showers, rather than the hot models you see on TV and in the music videos, you have happy mummies and wives
While we walked the beaches and waded in the shallow waters of the ocean, we thought about the upcoming changes in our lives
We're all in this together.
Read parenting articles and blogs and take from them whatever you find helpful, be it a sense of community, a sense of normalcy, a reminder that no one is perfect, or maybe even that odd nugget of knowledge. Then, and this is the important part, ignore the rest.
“Please sign that petition. Please. It’s not about a name and it’s not about me personally being offended and it’s not about