I had no access to paid parental leave and was forced, financially, to return to work just three days after my son’s birth. My wife is an amazing, intelligent, strong women who is the best mother in the world, but even she needed me there longer than that brief period. . .
Fathers have been around as long as humans have. In the many, many years since the first dads hugged and held their children, a lot has stayed the same, but a lot has changed too. Modern day fatherhood still encompasses the same things that the old school mindset once did. . .
When our first daughter was born via emergency C-section during a remote military assignment, we of course had to adjust our life to the changes of parenthood. I’m a pediatric nurse and thought my knowledge would suffice to manage the care of a tiny human and myself. . .
At Mom2Mom Global, we’re more than just breastfeeding support for US military families serving around the world. We are military spouses and servicemembers, and we know, firsthand, the unique challenges military families face when they have a new baby. . .
It's 2 a.m. and the baby is crying. It's 2 a.m. and the little boy has a fever. It's 2 a.m. and the student starts the essay over. It's 2 a.m. and the teenager is not home. It's 2 a.m. and the mother breathes deep as she brings babe to breast. It's 2 a.m. and the father carries a cool washcloth...