Ode to a Celebrated Father

Ode to a Celebrated Father

In lieu of the traditional tie and beer paraphernalia, I want to send out a shout out to the dads as Father’s Day approaches. Fathers often get less applause, but often do just as much work. For the men who, like my husband, give the kids a bath so I can have a 20- minute […]

Postpartum Depression: A Dad’s Experience

Postpartum Depression: A Dad’s Experience

The majority of women experience at least some symptoms of the baby blues immediately after childbirth. It is a feeling precipitated by the sudden change in hormones after delivery as well as stress, isolation, sleep deprivation and fatigue. She might feel more tearful, overwhelmed and emotionally fragile. Generally, this will start within the first couple […]