Posts tagged " Dads "

Men might not ask for directions, but they will ask for parenting advice

February 23rd, 2017 Posted by Misc No Comment yet

by Charlie Brooks posted in Mom Stories Stay-at-home dads: They used to be rare but, as discussed in a recent NPR article, they’re becoming more common. The emergence of the stay at home dad has brought a slew of parenting changes for the future. A survey from the Pew Research Center found that dads have… Read more »

Men won’t ask for directions, but they will take parenting advice

February 23rd, 2017 Posted by Misc No Comment yet

by Charlie Brooks posted in Mom Stories Stay-at-home dads: They used to be rare but, as discussed in a recent NPR article, they’re becoming more common. The emergence of the stay at home dad has brought a slew of parenting changes for the future. A survey from the Pew Research Center found that dads have… Read more »

New dads can also get depression, study finds

February 17th, 2017 Posted by Misc No Comment yet

by Claudia Boyd-Barrett posted in Mom Stories It’s not just new moms that can get depressed. If you’re a new or soon-to-be father, you might want to stay vigilant for signs of depression in yourself too. A new study out of New Zealand adds to existing evidence that new and expectant fathers may be at… Read more »

What you NEED to know about your special-needs child’s future

October 21st, 2016 Posted by Misc No Comment yet

by Whitney Barthel posted in Mom Stories At a craft fair in April of 2014 my booth was across from a woman selling dried noodles. Unfortunately, it was an unseasonably warm day and instead of people looking for something to do inside — like a craft fair — everyone was outside enjoying the first hints… Read more »

My wife smacked me upside the head during labor, here’s why

October 20th, 2016 Posted by Misc No Comment yet

by Charlie Brooks posted in Mom Stories Men have it easy during labor, because we’re not the ones with a human being forcing its way through our innards and out our nether regions. Of course, we still have to watch our loved one go through that process, and if we’re not careful we sometimes get… Read more »

5 things my husband learned from a week alone with kids

October 4th, 2016 Posted by Misc No Comment yet

by Kelly Wilbanks posted in Mom Stories My husband Tre’ wrote this week’s post for me. He has shared his opinion with BabyCenter readers before in Dad on strollers: A guy’s guide to modern perambulators. Tre’ is a very involved dad, so single-handedly taking care of our girls isn’t outside his norm, but doing so when I was completely… Read more »

7 baby-friendly places that may surprise you

September 27th, 2016 Posted by Misc No Comment yet

by Whitney Barthel posted in Mom Stories Although all four of my boys were born in a span of about 4.8 years, the change in my parenting style from the first child to the last is incredible. When we had our first, Daniel, now 5, we spent months nestled inside our home. If my husband… Read more »

11 dads get honest about holding their babies the first time

August 27th, 2016 Posted by Misc No Comment yet

by Sara McGinnis posted in Mom Stories Ask a father how they truly felt the first time they held their child, and you’ll get some refreshingly honest answers. Reddit user ironhulkeye901 recently did just that, and I adore the range of responses they received. As you’d expect, there are some out there who felt their… Read more »

My mom saved the books I wrote as a kid, and here’s another one

July 7th, 2016 Posted by Misc No Comment yet

by Charlie Brooks posted in Mom Stories A couple of months back, I posted scans of the book I wrote back in first grade, saved from the ravages of time by the foresight of my mom. That was only one of three grade school stories my mom saved. The second one, written when I was… Read more »

Creepy Facebook photo is a sobering reminder to all parents

June 28th, 2016 Posted by Misc No Comment yet

by Whitney Barthel posted in Mom Stories Most of us born before 1990 remember frequent car rides in the back of the family station wagon or in the comfort of a full-sized van. My family had a gigantic van. We never wore seat belts and if we were ever too rowdy my mom would slam on the… Read more »