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Why Babies in Finland Come With a Box

"Nanny state" is usually used as a derogatory term, but in Finland they take it literally. The results have benefited parents and newborn babies tremendously! Meet Finland's baby box. Seventy-five …

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Unsolicited Advice for New Parents

Recently, I ran into a pair of old friends that had just entered that supremely disorienting state of parenthood, with their newborn in tow. Now, I feel for new parents, not because the first few week…

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Who Needs More Exercise? You Do Mom and Dad

There exist numerous jokes and jabs at the expense of new parents about "baby weight" and an ever-declining level of physical fitness après baby. This goes for the mother, as well as the father. I can…

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Dad is Sad – What a Day Dad Had!

On a recent trip to California, I was encouraged by the commitment and dedication some of my male friends exhibited towards parenting. This was not just because it reinforced my personal status as han…

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