As a new parent, the experience of bringing home and caring for your new baby in the first few months is the first true lesson in co-parenting, compromise, and communication. Now, as a parent of older children, let me also add that parenting in a child's first few months involves an extraordinary se
The thought of caring for your newborn may intimidate you. Perhaps you wonder if you’ll know how to nurture such a little child. Be assured, you already know.
Just as you begin to prepare for baby's arrival by finding a pediatrician (see Wednesday's post), it's also key to begin thinking about choices, challenges, and changes that come with parenting a new child -- whether it's your first or fifth. In particular, new parents are experiencing a new path an