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The NICU: Dad’s Perspective

If there’s one thing I learned from having my wife in the hospital and my baby in the NICU, it’s strength. My wife was a beautiful mess, and I don’t blame her one bit; having to sit in a hospital bed while your brand new baby boy was in the NICU connected to all sorts […]

My Experience: Ectopic Pregnancy

“I believe you’re having an ectopic pregnancy.” They were words that, even in my wildest dreams, I never imagined I’d hear. But we weren’t even trying? But I’m on the pill? But I’m healthy? But…? What? Rewind: how’d I get here? At the beginning of September 2018, I started what I thought was my period. [...]

The Newborn Days

I would like to take a minute to talk about the newborn days. I would also like to point out how fast time flies by with a baby. As I’m sure most of you know that! Our little boy Sam was born a preemie and now he is 10 months and tears through the house […]

NOT Finding Out the Sex: Dad’s Perspective

I never thought I would be telling the story of NOT finding out the sex of my baby. I’ve always been a firm believer in finding out the sex of the baby during pregnancy. Maybe it’s just the planner inside of me…. As I’m sure most people are. But it just makes sense right? Paint […]

Wife’s Pregnancy Cravings

We have all heard the tales about the wife’s pregnancy cravings. Husband’s having to get up at 2 am, go to the store and get his wife watermelon in January. I’m fortunate to say that I never had to do that. I did however have to stop on my way home and pick up SweeTarts […]

5 Things to Do with Your Pregnant Wife

5 Things to Do with Your Pregnant Wife   My wife is a very active lady. There are a lot of times it’s hard for me to keep up with her! But when she got pregnant, it was up to me to keep the activities alive. We were trying to save money with the baby […]

Why Maternity Traders is Perfect for Dads!

Shortly before Maternity Traders was born, my wife and I used to drive around for hours looking for garage sales to find used maternity clothes. She was pregnant and we couldn’t afford brand new maternity clothes so we thought we could save a ton of money by finding them at garage sales. Well…. Unfortunately it […]

Stay at Home Parent – Hardest Job of All

The beginning of the school year… such a bittersweet time. The summer is gone and you don’t get every day with your precious little one… That is till you remember all the times they were screaming in your face and throwing toys at your head! Let me explain why I have tremendous respect for a […]

9 Free Activities to do on Maternity Leave

I loved being on maternity leave. Don’t get me wrong, it was a lot of work trying to keep that new human alive. It’s not a vacation, but it’s a special time spent bonding with your new little squish and creating a life and routine that works for you. It also could provide an opportunity […]

Why Baby Wearing is Cool for Dad

I have always supported baby wearing… when my wife told me she wanted to do it. Never did I think that I would be baby wearing some day. I thought it was only a mom thing. Mostly because I would only see moms doing it and the designs on the carriers weren’t anything I would […]