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Three Months

Alexandra’s first three months have flown by in the blink of an eye. She’s more than doubled in size and she’s so much more aware than she was even a month ago. Here’s the latest: Alexandra has discovered her hands. … Continue reading

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Babies grow up. Fast.

I’m working on a three-month post (a couple of weeks late), but I felt the need to share this first. Below are two pictures of Alexandra. The first was taken when she was a couple of weeks old, the second … Continue reading

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Two Months

It’s been eight weeks since the little one was born, and like most parents, we’ve had our ups and downs. Here’s a rundown of some of the highs and lows of Alexandra’s first two months, along with some of Alexandra’s … Continue reading

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The Standoff

After seven weeks of breastfeeding, we finally tried to give Alexandra her first bottle. For those of you who don’t have kids, doctors advise that Daddy take on this task. Babies will rarely take a bottle from mom, because they … Continue reading

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The First Month

Alexandra’s almost a month old now, and time has flown. She’s getting bigger every day, and I already get sad thinking about her going off to college and getting married. As a first-time father, I’m learning on the fly. All … Continue reading

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The story of Alexandra’s birth

By now, most people reading this post already know that Dawn and I had our first child earlier this week. Alexandra Juliana Kaczynski was born on 10/10/11 at 7:18 p.m. She is an absolute blessing, and the well wishes from … Continue reading

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The week has arrived

Well, here we are, in the week of the due date, and I’m as happy a pile of puppies! It’s hard to believe that less than a year ago, Dawn and I were hitting the gym hard and wondering why … Continue reading

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Are you nervous?

As we get closer to the due date of our baby girl, the question I get asked the most is, “Are you nervous?”  It’s an understandable question, and the answer usually depends on how I’m feeling that day. I feel … Continue reading

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No, we still won’t tell you the name…

Early on in Dawn’s pregnancy, we made the decision to keep the baby’s name a secret. I was sure that I’d slip up at some point, but miraculously, I’ve managed to go this far without telling anybody. For the most … Continue reading

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Daddy Weight

When Dawn found out she was pregnant, we obviously knew she’d be putting on some weight. Dawn is naturally a tiny woman, so 25-30 pounds during pregnancy was to be expected. What was unexpected was the 5-10 pounds I managed … Continue reading

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