Posts made in May, 2013


The days go by ever so slowly.  It’s slowness that anticipation brings about as you count down the days until you get to see your favourite band in concert, the same slowness that makes Christmas morning last so long until your parents finally wake up ;).  This is my life …

I feel like we have been pregnant for years.  What was life even like before we were pregnant (and we’re 6 months in)?

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Reading The Science of Parenting

Reading The Science of Parenting


Posted By on May 16, 2013

I am in love with this book!  When you look at it there are really two underlying reasons why I love it:

1. It’s a book (about parenting), and I love books :P

2. It incorporates neuroscience at every turn.  And I LOVE science!  Who doesn’t?

The long and the short of it is, that this is an amazing book.  Though you may be hopeful, as I was, that this would be the only parenting book you would ever need :P, it’s a good idea to keep reading my friend.  Having the word “science” in the title made me hopeful that it would be my go to source book (whatever a source book is).

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Getting Advice as a First Time Dad


Posted By on May 13, 2013

This post is really just meant to be a quick little ditty :P.  There are innumerable changes that occur when you release to the world that you are going to be a dad.  One of the most intriguing of these for me is advice given by other dads.  Being a man, I’m not 100% sure what this is like for women.  But for men there seems to be this unwritten code of conduct that if they are a dad their experience is absolute.

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One of the best parts of being a dad is getting to spend time with your kid(s).  There are so many incredible activities we can do together.  I like to think of this as memory making, because in part it’s about savoring our time together.  It’s also largely about having fun :D.  In this list I’m hoping that you’ll find some activities to do with your kids that you haven’t thought of.  Also, it’s meant to serve as a resource for you to come back to :D.

So here are some kids activities that you’ll both love:

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The moment we found we found out we were going to be parents we could hardly believe it.  It only took us a few months of trying.   I am really grateful for that!  Even after just a few months you can start to wonder if everything is okay. 

My heart goes out to those couples who have been trying for many months or years (if you’re not already synced be sure to use the “My Days” app or something similar to get on target with her ovulation cycle).

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