Baby Makes Three

on Sep 25, 2015 @ 07:12 pm

A lot of you do not do this but here goes.... How many men after baby arrives are feeling left out etc? A baby is a cherished wonderful thing but not the only one in life deserving your love and companionship. I have known and seen women push hubby aside for baby; some have divorced (although that may not be the only reason) It's a transformation to become a mommy, but also to become a daddy. Most men are included though

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. on Sep 27, 2015 @ 11:57 am

I don't have kids but I suppose if I had one the child would be my priority for at least a little bit

:) on Jan 07, 2016 @ 11:25 am

I always made time for my husband just so he wouldn't feel left out,its a hard balancing act for sure

Im s mother of 3 boys on Jan 07, 2016 @ 11:42 am

I have 3 boys at home and the first few months after baby comes home is ruff not only on us mothers but also fathers too, we all have to make time for our selfs and not only that our love relationships because some people dont know Men can also have post partum ( baby blues). i know because i just had a baby a month ago and im not having and signs but my hubby on the other hand is feeling very depressed and i feel bad for him. so i started taking more time to help talk to him about it . mostly at night time when i would usually have mommy time. its now mom&dad time. i hope this is helpful as this is my first review, im happy to say ive just joined!!!


<3 on Jan 08, 2016 @ 10:33 am

kids do make a difference in my family BUT such an incredible blessing
just remember when baby goes to sleep, make time for one another :)

It is tough on Jan 08, 2016 @ 12:15 pm

As a mommy and daddy it's a huge adjustment, not only time commitment wise, but also emotionally and to top it off you are BOTH incredibly sleep deprived. And if it's your first, you're likely a bit terrified and floundering. In my case, I was nursing and obviously had to do all feeds, including night feeds. Hubby was working and finishing university, so I tried to let him sleep as much as possible at night, though he'd frequently change the night time diapers for me(which was very appreciated). Did we both lose ourselves to baby a bit - yes. Of course. with the first, it was more stressful and we disconnected a bit, but ultimately regained all ground. With the second, we were older and more experienced as there's quite an age gap between our kids. We understood the sacrifices each was making and stayed connected in various ways, despite being exhausted. :). It's a massive, eye opening change for mom AND dad. Both need patience with the other and to work as a team. And support one another. A baby is a blessing, but sometimes when you're sleep deprived and in survival mode, it's easy to forget that.

Kids on Jan 08, 2016 @ 03:48 pm

sometimes women are put aside by their hubbies because of a baby too ;-)

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