Absolutely free resources to help you prepare for your leap into fatherhood. Actually, it's more of a jump. Off a cliff. With an umbrella for a parachute. Basically, you're Wile E. Coyote.
I'm hear to have you take that jump with as much confidence as possible. Is there a topic you wish was covered but isn't? Email me.
You're hearing all the time how the next step in your life is supposed to be having a baby. But are you ready - or do you just assume you are because everyone is telling you that's what you do after you get married/move in/buy a house? Here's 11 reasons you may want to pump the brakes, metaphorically speaking.
Here's a new dad's survival guide for your wife - follow any and all of these tips, and you'll be the dad she brags about to other moms... who will then get pissed at their husbands... who will need the same guide. It's the circle of life.
You’re going to be a dad, and you’re going be going to that doctor’s office. A lot.
This is a guide to make sure you don't get dirty looks from your wife during ultrasound appointments. It's unfamiliar territory, and there's a lot going on. Use these expectant father tips to be a pro at the OB-GYN.
You've seen the toolkits in every parenting book. There is no "must-have" list - every baby is different, no matter what you've been told. This toolkit, though? I guarantee it will make a difference. This is the stuff that will save your sanity as you become a new dad. Get it, and look like an all star.
Before you know it, it'll be time to head to the hospital and meet your baby. Like an overzealous Boy Scout, you need to be prepared well in advance. That means packing the hospital bag (or labor bag or baby bag) ahead of time. Here's what a father-to-be should consider tossing in the bag!
What's that weird cough your kid has? What is stridor? Why does everyone keep saying croup? Am I cool? I can't help you on the last one, but I've got answers lined up for croup and stridor after we dealt with it over the weekend.
What if we're thinking of manliness all wrong? If you think the only way to be a real man is to fit into some stereotype of tattoos and beer and grunting, think again. Fatherhood? It's built in manliness.
If you are looking for a non-condescending, hilarious take on fatherhood, and you like to read, and by reading I mean something with page numbers, you'll want to read comedian Doug Moe's recent book, "Man vs. Child: One Dad's Guide to the Weirdness of Parenting." Read a Q&A with Doug about life as a father.
If you haven't spent more than a few minutes alone with your baby, now's the time to embrace your dad role and spend some extensive one-on-one time with your kid. Your wife deserves (and needs!) it.