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Preparing for Baby, New Sibling, Big Brother

Preparing Your Child for a New Sibling

As I approached the delivery of our second child, I couldn’t help but find myself feeling guilty. Guilty that our firstborn wasn’t going to get the love and attention we had been able to give him the past three and a half years. Guilty that he would be jealous of the time I would be […]

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Photo by Libby Crimmings (Joe Crimmings Photography)

Fathers: Their Role in Pregnancy, Delivery, and Beyond

The importance of a father’s role in the journey toward parenthood and beyond is often overlooked. Dads are usually the ones who know the expecting mother best and how to best serve her and care for her. They know when she isn’t feeling well and the best way to lift her spirits. My goal with this post is […]

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