In recent years so many studies have noticed a decrease in male fertility that some experts have declared a “sperm crisis.” This is a disturbing trend for couples hoping to conceive, but the good news is that men can improve their fertility by doing the following eleven things.
Co-author of the parenting blog The Spohrs Are Multiplying, Mike Spohr is a father of three who lives in Southern California with his wife, Heather. He is also the Executive Director of Friends of Maddie, a charity started in honor of his late daughter Madeline, which supports the families of NICU babies. When not changing diapers or playing pretend, he loves baseball, movies, and strumming his guitar.
Just about every new parent knows to be on the lookout for those big, well-known milestone moments in their baby’s first six months, but there are many less obvious moments that parents often overlook. These moments may not have pre-made pages in the baby books, but they’re just as precious. Here are ten unexpectedly amazing moments to cherish in your baby’s first six months.
Ian Ziering rose to fame on Beverly Hills 90210, but these days everyone is talking about how he saved Los Angeles from man-eating sharks in the instant cult classic, Sharknado. Despite that, it’s his role as father to his daughters, two-year-old Mia and four-month-old Penna, that means the most to him.
I recently got a chance to chat with Ian–father to father–about why Disney princesses are great, what it was like to become a first-time father at the age of forty-seven, and the honor of being named DaddyScrubs’ Daddy of the Year.
Parenting is hard. Thankfully, a number of very creative parents have come up with some ingenious ways to make the job a whole lot easier. Want to make your life easier, too? Check out the 10 best parenting hacks from around the internet!
When my wife, Heather, and I decided to have kids we spent a lot of time trying to imagine what they’d be like. Would they be tall or short? Light-hearted or serious? Root for the Giants or Dodgers? Of all the things we wondered, though, the one we were confident we knew the answer to was what eye color they would have. That’s because I have brown eyes, and since brown eyes are dominant over blue eyes, we figured that meant Heather was destined to be the only blue eyed member of our family. We were soon to find out, however, that determining a baby’s eye color is a lot more complicated than that.
Standup comedians and sitcoms often make it seem like women change for the worse after becoming mothers. In my experience, though, the exact opposite is true, especially when it comes to my wife. Here are the top ten ways motherhood has changed her for the better.
Time flies by so quickly once you have a newborn that it’s easy to look back and wish you’d gotten more photos of your little one than you did. The good news is that it’s not hard to get a terrific variety of creative shots of your newborn. Check out these seventeen shots that every parent must get!
You’ll thank your lucky stars that we live in this day of modern science and technology after reading how people in the past dealt with babies and pregnancy. We’ve come a long way, baby.
Next week my three-year-old daughter, Annabel, is going to her first day of preschool. Since I want everything to go well for her, I spent the summer searching out gear for preschoolers. Here’s the best of what I found!
It’s often been said that you have to pass a test to get a driver’s license, but any fool can become a parent. Well, what if there were a test to become a parent? It would have to include these ten parenting challenges!