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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
Despite everything that's going on around, there's a part of me that is cool, calm and fairly relaxed about it; "There are
The next stage in your baby's evolution (or your evolution as to-be parents) is the shower... No, not that kind that you
While we walked the beaches and waded in the shallow waters of the ocean, we thought about the upcoming changes in our lives
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.
Members of the dad blogging community started posting about the issue on social media with the hashtag #AmazonFamilyUS and
It's easy to admire someone's beauty in the full bloom of life. Oren was in the late autumn of his existence, yet somehow managed to put summer to shame.
Sadness is inevitable -- I'm only human, and trying too hard to rise above it only hurts more. But I do accept. I accept that life is finite, and I accept that my time will come soon. I accept that my life had been and still is a gift, and I accept the likely possibility that I won't see my kids grow older.
I'd never seen my wife breastfeed in a bathroom. I'd only imagined it. However, looking at these photos really hit home. I felt terrible for her. I felt angry that she felt shamed into doing this to feed our baby.
You are not going to parent the right way. Nobody does. Parent your way. Ignore the advice you don't like, because if you think the way that somebody parents is crazy, they think the same about you.
You hope everyone likes how it turns out but mostly you don't care because you're just happy to have gotten through it.
Did you spy the wicked grille up there, junior? How 'bout them sweet curves on the rear taillights, young whippersnapper? Word. That's how I roll.
THE EARLY DAYS Having a toddler is like being in prison. “You're always terrified someone is going to crawl into your bed
Go find your own shoes and repeat. Fill the big Ziploc bag with ice and salt. The more the merrier. Don’t be afraid to overlap