“My in-laws hate me.” You probably have great reasons for this lament, but the truth is, very few men have in-laws who actually despise them. More likely, you’re dealing with some deep core differences with your wife or significant other’s parents. Here are a few common reasons your in-laws may balk at your presence.
While it is the woman’s body that experiences all the changes and miracles associated with bringing a new life into the world, there are many ways for dads also to feel connected to the unborn child. Read on for some great practical tips on how to feel a special bond with your little one, even before meeting face to face.
If your significant other is expecting a baby, you can help take the stress off of going to the hospital and the impending labor by packing the hospital bag for the baby. This might seem like a challenge, especially if it’s the first baby. However, with a few tips, you can make sure the new baby has everything it needs while in the hospital and for the trip home. There are also things that you can pack in the bag for the mother so that she will be as comfortable as possible. Try to pack the bag when the mother is about six months through the pregnancy.
Father’s Day is frequently marked by ties, handmade cards, special fishing trips, and steak dinners. It is a special time set aside to remember all that fathers do to support and nurture their families. At the same time, as with many holidays, it can be hard to ignore the commercial undertones that come along with the day. While Father’s Day can be a great way to honor the bond between a father and his children, the motives behind the holiday itself have not always been so pure.