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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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Baby in the Woods

With a two-month-old baby, Dawn and I weren’t sure how we were going to spend New Year’s Eve this year. After a little bit of deliberation, we decided to join a few of our friends at a cabin in Hocking … 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 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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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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Guest post from Ohio Mommy

Ohio Daddy has been a bit busy lately, so I thought as the Mommy-to-be, I’d try to fill in and write a guest post! I’m now 37 weeks pregnant and glad to be nearing the end. It gets difficult carrying … Continue reading

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My baby punched me in the face…while in utero

We’re 28 weeks pregnant now, and according to the books, I should be able to hear the baby in Dawn’s belly. For the first time today, I gave it a shot. The power went out due to a pretty violent … Continue reading

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Father’s Day applies to me. Weird.

This past weekend my mother-in-law and sister-in-law came in to town. Since they’re fantastic people, they painted our nursery and downstairs bathroom (love you Brittany and mom!). They also gave me my first ever Father’s Day card. It was a … Continue reading

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