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Becoming A Dad: What You Need To Know

By Nancy Da Silva

In all the excitement of announcing a pregnancy, the dad sometimes gets pushed aside. It’s as if the mother created the baby inside of her all by her lonesome. Science is advanced, no debate there. But it’s not that advanced just yet. Men are told that they have to be patient, gentle and understanding.
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Becoming A Dad: What You Need To Know

By Nancy Da Silva

In all the excitement of announcing a pregnancy, the dad sometimes gets pushed aside. It’s as if the mother created the baby inside of her all by her lonesome. Science is advanced, no debate there. But it’s not that advanced just yet. Men are told that they have to be patient, gentle and understanding.
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Bonding with Your Child: A guide for new fathers

By Nancy Da Silva

Time and biology certainly give new mothers a leg up on the baby bonding process, making fathers work that much harder to try and get equal time. Mothers have the extra nine months before the child is even born where the bond is first created in the womb and cemented over time. Then once the baby arrives,
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Celebrity Dad Stephen Baldwin on Fatherhood and Faith

By Paulette Cohn

Stephen Baldwin made quite a splash -- both literally and figuratively -- this summer on "I'm a Celebrity … Get Me Out of Here" when he jumped into a river in Costa Rica and baptized Spencer Pratt. Baldwin, who was born into a Roman Catholic family, found his faith, following 9/11, and is a born-again
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"Daddy, Play With Me!"

By JustMommies member

The clock in Jeff’s car glows 6:40 P.M. as he rolls into the driveway after another long and tiring day at work. He opens the door to his home with a weary sigh and drops the mail next to the answering machine, which is blinking in that incessant, anxious way that demands listening. All he wants is
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Daddy Stress

By Armin Brott

Q: My son was born four months ago, and things are starting to settle down. But every time I sit down to do some extra work on the computer, I feel guilty about leaving my wife to take care of him since she's with him all day long. I try to help, but I also need to get ahead with work. What should I
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Preconception Checklist for Men

By JustMommies staff

Most pre-pregnancy advice you will read is directed toward women; however, men have an important role in preparation too. Before you and your partner start trying to conceive, there are several important steps that the male partner should take to improve his fertility and increase his chances of fathering
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Today’s Family Man “Tapping Dad’s Potential”

By Gregory Keer

Even though more men are choosing greater involvement with their families, miles of improvement are still needed to shrink the gap between the average mom and typical dad. Much is said about what the guys lack and should do to make things better. But what can the women involved do to help a father tap
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Today's Family Man "With or Without You: When is Traveling Better With the Kids?"

By Gregory Keer

Once you become a parent, the whole concept of vacation changes. Really, can you call it a “break” when you’re lugging overstocked diaper bags, managing meltdowns in previously quiet museums, and fielding complaints about how boring nature is? So, when my dad and step-mom offered to take my wife
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