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Birth to Postpartum, from Dad’s Point of View

Posted on: June 18, 2024 | Babies, Birth Work, Children, Famillies, Fatherhood, Parenting, Relationships

Dads, we love ‘em. From the birthing space to the months between July and May, very little is publicly whispered about fathers after Father’s Day. It’s no surprise that far less is mentioned about fathers of newborns. The spotlight of pregnancy, childbirth and postpartum so brightly shines on Mom; and often we fail to realize, Dads have their own labor and postpartum experiences too. Experiences we rarely ask them about. . . .

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I Don’t Love This…Is That Normal?

Posted on: April 15, 2024 | Babies, Children, Famillies, Love, Motherhood, Parenting

“I don’t love this.  Is that bad?  Is something wrong with me. This can’t be normal!”   But it is. 9 months of giving up this and adding in extras of that, your body and your life (for that matter) hasn’t been your own. So when baby finally emerges into the world everything should fit nicely back to normal, right? Wrong! The first 12 weeks after giving birth is known as . . .

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New Mom Seeking Friends in Las Vegas

Posted on: February 19, 2024 | Children, Community, Famillies, Friendship, Motherhood, Parenting, Relationships

New Mom seeks the company of other moms who love to laugh, enjoys playing “tourist” by trying out new spots in our wondrous city, a hot meal, and putting on some dancing (or bowling) shoes. Looking for mom friends who want time to re-energize and relax in a diverse, welcoming environment. New Mom seeking genuine connections while building a village with our children; planting relationship roots for years to come. . . .

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Car Seat 101

Posted on: September 4, 2023 | Children, Community, education, Information, Las Vegas, Parenting, Safety

Did you know there is a science behind child passenger safety seats (aka car seats)? The production, the laws, the regulations, the installation, and even usage? One more thing for new parents to worry about, however probably one of the top 5 of importance in child-rearing. Child passenger safety technicians are trained and certified to help families navigate the world of car seats. Safe Kids Clark County, UMC Healthy Living . . .

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Top Five Books for Parents

Posted on: September 26, 2022 | Babies, Children, education, Famillies, Fatherhood, Friendship, Grandparents, Health, Information, Love, Motherhood, Parenting, Relationships

We’ve all done it, right? Had a stack of books on the nightstand, a quick reference read thrown into the diaper bag, and a list of all the books to read to help make us a “better parent” with this or that. I know I did! I enjoy reading. With so many lists of ‘great reads to read’ I have curated a top five books for parents list of my . . .

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