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Poops, Pukes, and Other Projectiles!

Posted on: June 15, 2020 | Babies, Children, Diapers, education, Fatherhood, Information, Parenting

Hey there Dad! It’s been a few weeks, and you are feeling like you’ve got this rad dad thing down pretty well. Good on you! Celebrate those daily wins, just as much as you loathe those harder difficult days. By now, Baby has probably churned out some pretty gnarly diapers, right? The once thick blackish greenish excretion is now a little more liquid, yellow, and EVERYWHERE! And it’s the poops…er . . .

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Navigating Labor as the Partner

Posted on: June 8, 2020 | Babies, birth, Body, Doulas, education, Famillies, Fatherhood, Information, Labor, Motherhood, Parenting, Postpartum Doulas, Relationships

Can you believe it? She carried a watermelon! Nine months have come since the word “pregnant” appeared on a test held in front of your face. 40 weeks of experiencing a whirlwind of hormones, growth, cravings, congratulations, and classes together. All for this very moment…SHE’S IN LABOR!!! Let’s rewind a bit. The final weeks leading up to this moment brought many “is it time moments”, am I right? Looking back, . . .

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What to Expect When She’s Expecting

Posted on: June 1, 2020 | birth, Body, Children, education, Famillies, Fatherhood, Information, Love, Motherhood, Parenting, Relationships

Congratulations, You’re going to have a baby! So now what?! Well, sit down and buckle up, because it’s going to be a ride. From hormonal changes to physical changes, week by week your beautiful partner will metamorphosis before your eyes. Here’s some things on what to expect when she’s expecting. What to Expect–First Trimester During the first trimester, your expecting lady will experience the hormonal changes of stress, mood shifts, . . .

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The Covid-19 Quarantine

Posted on: April 17, 2020 | Activity, Famillies, Fatherhood, Friendship, Information, Love, Motherhood, Parenting, Relationships, Safety

Covid-19. Coronavirus. Quarantine. Stay-at-home. Isolation. No school. Toilet paper shortage. Hand sanitizer shortage. Mandatory business closures. A dark strip. Layoffs. Limited support. Etc. Etc. Etc. The past 4 weeks have been a whirlwind of emotions. March 18th changed the face of Las Vegas as we knew it. Lights on the world famous Strip went dark. Award-winning shows stopped. Concerts cancelled. Casinos locked their doors. We began to get a sense . . .

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Routines, Gifts In Disguise!

Posted on: January 27, 2020 | Babies, birth, Children, education, Famillies, Fatherhood, Feeding, Information, Motherhood, Parenting, sleep

Routines. It’s not a bad word I promise! In fact, quite the opposite. A routine can be a saving grace in the day in the life of a new mother. In an already whirlwind realm of the unknown, having a routine (note: not schedule!) allows one to face the day head on with confidence. What’s the difference between a routine and a schedule? So glad you asked! By definition, a . . .

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