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5 Things To Say To A NICU Family

5 Things To Say To A NICU Family

Andrea Mullenmeister  02.24.2016
Thank you for being here for us. We appreciate everything you are doing for our family right now.
The Daddy Diaries. Chapter 45.

The Daddy Diaries. Chapter 45.

Dimitri Ehrlich  02.23.2016
The thing nobody tells you about failing at sleep training is that it is the best thing you can ever do in your life.
We're a Real Family, Thank You Very Much

We're a Real Family, Thank You Very Much

Rachel Garlinghouse  02.23.2016
We have become more outgoing, patient and strong with each passing year. The questions that are asked of us are our normal.
How to Be a Dad at a Distance

How to Be a Dad at a Distance

Beau Coffron  02.21.2016
Being a parent is hard. In fact being a dad is one of the most difficult things that I have ever done in my life. If you're a parent,...
The Year of the Great Forgetting

The Year of the Great Forgetting

B.J. Hollars  02.19.2016
Prior to my son's birth, a seasoned father had warned me of the perils I would soon face. He told me that a hallmark of fatherhood was...
Dear Newly Bereaved Parent: With Every Morsel Of Unspeakable Pain, There Is Love

Dear Newly Bereaved Parent: With Every Morsel Of Unspeakable Pain, There Is Love

Angela Miller  02.19.2016
To lose a child is to lose the very heart and soul of you. It is overwhelmingly disorienting. It takes a long, long time to find yourself...
My Father's Influence on Managing Chronic Illness: Common Sense and Saliva

My Father's Influence on Managing Chronic Illness: Common Sense and Saliva

Joanna Charnas  02.18.2016
Dad, who didn't have any scientific or medical training, had insisted that the patterns in the tie supported my brain development. Decades...
We Didn't Choose This (A Letter To My Children)

We Didn't Choose This (A Letter To My Children)

Lauren Casper   02.15.2016
Walk up to any adoptive family, look at the children, say the words, "You are so lucky!" and watch the adoptive parents cringe.
The Twilight Of Doubt

The Twilight Of Doubt

Lea Grover  02. 8.2016
"Mommy, can you make the sunshine come back?" Oh, God, how I wished I could.
Your Two Most Precious Resources: Time And Attention

Your Two Most Precious Resources: Time And Attention

Justin Ricklefs  02. 8.2016
I care about your life; I really do. I'll keep checking in on you. But I need to stop using my two most precious resources, my time and...
Daddy Diaries Part 2

Daddy Diaries Part 2

Tarun Sakhrani  02. 6.2016
So now that people know you're having a baby, the next level of absurdity is asking about the child's gender... two days after your first...
Dinner Is Hell

Dinner Is Hell

Marco Gonzalez  02. 3.2016
Something tells me that many other parents of a 2-year-old can relate to the title of this write-up. Not wanting to sound overly dramatic,...
A Letter Of Gratitude To Stay-At-Home Moms

A Letter Of Gratitude To Stay-At-Home Moms

Sara Lindberg  02. 3.2016
I want to start off by saying I'm sorry -- sorry if I have ever judged you, if I have ever talked negatively about you.
6 Things You Shouldn't Say To Big Families

6 Things You Shouldn't Say To Big Families

Justin Ricklefs  02. 3.2016
When you see big families out and about, it must be a green light to say awkward stuff.