Fatherhood

Do They Look Alike?

October 21, 2012
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I think so

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Like Father, Like Son

September 28, 2012
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Word on the street is that Mazen looks like his Uncle Andrew! Others think he looks like Karen. And lots think Matt! I’ve had many-a-comment that he has my nose and chin : ) What do you think? Here is Matt a few weeks old – I think Mazen definitely has his eyes. Mouth too? […]

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On Having A Doula

September 19, 2012
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A post from Matt on having a doula: Here’s one of the other benefits to being on the other side of pregnancy: we finally have something to talk about! No longer do I get asked “Are you excited” as a means of starting a conversation – there’s the entire exciting birth to share with others. […]

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A Little Zen

September 14, 2012
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Another post by the new father, Matt: I have to hand it to all the mothers out there – I can’t believe what you have to go through to deliver a baby. The worst pain I’ve ever felt was after I had back surgery in 2004. For those who don’t know, I had a spinal […]

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Waiting for The Day

September 10, 2012
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We just had a big BERFday in our house!! I hope to write my birth story (I can’t wait to put it in writing!), how breastfeeding is going, what happened to my body and more – all coming in time. For now, here is the first of several posts that Matt has journaled about his […]

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38 Weeks: A Father’s Reflections On Pregnancy

August 20, 2012
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What aspects of your pregnancy have been the most exciting? I’ve enjoyed learning all about the biology of what’s going on in the womb – it’s so strange to me that women’s bodies can essentially enter this other phase where they work differently from all other times in their lives. And it’s all hormone and […]

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24 Weeks: Fatherhood Part II

May 16, 2012

Overall I feel like fatherhood is going to be a learning experience for me even more than my child!  But there are several things I’m particularly looking forward to doing with him: Cooking – When I was a kid I would try to help in the kitchen, but I didn’t really do too much, and […]

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13 weeks: Fatherhood–Part I

March 13, 2012
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A message from the dad-to-be during the first trimester… When did you feel like an “adult”? I consider the day I graduated college to be the day I became an adult. Sure, I had some responsibilities beforehand, and yes, I barely knew what I was doing afterwards, but that was the time where I truly […]

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