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The Fear And Anxiety For Your Baby’s Safety Is Normal (But It Still Sucks)
The Fear And Anxiety For Your Baby’s Safety Is Normal (But It Still Sucks)

The Fear And Anxiety For Your Baby’s Safety Is Normal (But It Still Sucks)

I’m a pretty high anxiety guy anyway, but having a baby has put my anxiety on steroids. Here’s a story from just this morning… My 7-month-old has been sleeping in pretty late the past few days, like noon to 1:30pm late. He goes to sleep around 10pm. He still takes 1-2 solid naps per day, and he still gets grumpy in the evenings because he’s tired. My wife and I are pretty convinced this is…

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Love and Family: Don’t Let Your Child Overshadow Your Marriage

Love and Family: Don’t Let Your Child Overshadow Your Marriage

How Does a Stay-At-Home Dad Do It All on His Own? Short Answer: He doesn’t. At least, not in my case. They say it takes a village to raise a child. That might be a slight exaggeration, but only slightly. Spending 9-10 hours a day with him by myself gets to be pretty stressful some days, so when my wife comes home between 6-7pm, she usually sort of takes over as captain. I usually take…

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Working From Home (With A Baby): Organization

Working From Home (With A Baby): Organization

I started this work from home dad blog, really, to give my son the best possible life he can have. My wife earns a pretty decent income, but starting a family is expensive. I was a work from home freelance writer before Sam was born, but I was struggling to keep up financially. So I needed something new to really put a dent in our expenses. One of the most troubling side effects of depression…

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