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Be there. Above and beyond everything else! Love and enjoy your most wonderful, interesting, and fascinating child.
The baby will arrive little, naked, and without instructions. Don’t worry though because you will be given lots of advice from family and friends. Just thank them, remember the helpful bits, and let the rest go. Enjoy your little gift … Continue reading
Cultivate an early love for reading; make books part of your everyday routine. Read chapter books aloud in addition to children’s books. Make weekly trips to the library as a fun, family affair.
Keep a bottle of wine or vodka on the chill. A relaxed parent is always a happy parent. ‘No’ is a good word to use frequently.
Grab ‘quiet moments’ whenever and wherever you can.
Sometimes you need to save your sanity; if the child will not stop crying, sometimes you need to put them in the crib and walk away.
It doesn’t matter if your house is a mess and the dishes aren’t done, just have fun.
Make sure you still make time for yourself and for your spouse after the baby arrives.
Never wake a sleeping baby.
When your child is too quiet, double-check they are still in their room.