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Keep bath time special with safety

Bath time is a cherished and sacred ritual in our home. It’s the only consistent time Emmy and I get to spend together by ourselves. She splashes around with her water-squirting farm animals. I listen to the Texas Rangers game on the radio or Mississippi State broadcasts on my phone. And we do our best […]

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Watch out for white eyes in photos

As the only grandchild on her mother’s or father’s side, Emmy has been the focus of at least a thousand photos in her six months. So, if it’s true that each picture says a thousand words, her pictures have said around a million. Adorable. Cute. Blue-eyed. Big smile. Playful. Those words are certainly expressed in […]

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The flu frenzy

The flu frenzy

My first child, the darling Emerson Lee Foster, was born at the end of November. The first six weeks of her life have been full of love, joy, celebration and… a lot, lot of paranoia. Seems like all I can think about sometimes are bad drivers, BPA, blocked airways, falling picture frames and contagious diseases. […]

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Car Seat

How not to install your car seat

My wife and I are expecting our first child, a daughter, any day now. What I’ve learned about being an expectant father in my wife’s last trimester is to contribute where I can and try not to interfere the rest of the time. However, I have inherited a few responsibilities. Probably the most important is […]

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