So this past week I became a father. My wife Yiota and I are very excited by the addition of Kiki to our family. Its a feeling that you can only experience to fully understand and appreciate. I’m the kind of guy that didn’t quite understand those people that constantly talked about their kids or posted updates about their kids on Facebook! Well, I now have a better understanding and for new parents it’s unavoidable.
In preparation for the arrival of our girl, we basically followed the book, What to Expect When You’re Expecting by Heidi Murkoff and Sharon Mazel and The Happiest Baby on the Block by Harvey Karp, M.D. These are great resources along with several other books that really helped my wife prepare for the big day. Of course friends and family help but ultimately as a parent you need to make your own decisions as to what works and what doesn’t. You’ll go nuts if you try and listen to everyone’s advice. Best thing to do is to stick with a few reliable sources.Continue Reading