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Let’s Be Honest, Kids Take a Toll on Marriage

” I now understand that having a kid to save a marriage would never work because it’s the absolute opposite—a kid is going to tear you up into shreds so small that you won’t want to pick those pieces back up to put it back together unless your marriage is worth saving.”

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Parenting Trends You’ll See Everywhere in 2020

Next year promises some fresh trends you won’t want to miss.

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5 Pregnancy Apps Every Dad-to-Be Should Be Using

Pregnancy and parenthood is a shared responsibility—and seeking out knowledge via apps for expectant dads can help you prepare for your share of the responsibilities.

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How Much Paternity Leave Will Prince Harry Take? He’s Almost a Dad

What exactly does paternity leave look like for a prince?

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For Dads without Paternity Leave, Dove Wants to Help—with $5,000 Grants

This company wants to give dads time with their babies.

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Powerful Photos of Aussie Dads & Kids Spark Needed Dialogue about Parental Leave

Swedish photographer Johan Bavman took some awesomely powerful photos of Aussie dads, and for a very good reason.

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Alexis Ohanian’s Talks Paternity Leave & “Being Present” as a New Dad

This dad and Reddit co-founder dishes about paternity leave and being present, and we are 100% on board.

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Mark Zuckerberg Is Taking the Whole Month off for Paternity Leave

This isn’t the first time the tech titan has taken time off after becoming a new father.

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Mark Zuckerberg Plans to Take 2 Months of Paternity Leave & Thinks All Working Parents Deserve the Same

Facebook’s CEO believes the whole family benefits when dad’s take time off.

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June Spoke Writing Challenge: All about the Dads!

Hooray for June—and hooray for our newest Spoke Writing Challenge! In case you haven’t heard, our Spoke Contributor Network offers a monthly writing challenge where we want to hear from you. All June long, we want to read your perspectives…

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In-Home Postpartum Visits: A Lifeline for New Parents

Photo: Denise Stern, Let Mommy Sleep
My son was 17 months old when my twins were born. Like many moms of multiples, I had complications giving birth to the girls and was sent home on bedrest after a long stay…

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In Home Registered Nurse Visits Need to be a National Standard

Photo: Denise Stern, Let Mommy Sleep
My son was 17 months old when my twins were born. Like many moms of multiples, I had complications giving birth to the girls and was sent home on bedrest after a long stay…

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Your First Week Home With Baby: Fantasy vs. Reality

No one can really prepare you for what life will be like with a newborn, but this list of the good, the bad and the downright tough will hopefully get you ready (and make you laugh!) before you meet your baby.

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