Fatherhood


Dad’s Involvement and Early Learning

Tuesday, March 27, 2018 By Aimee Ketchum
Dad's Involvement and Early Learning | Baby Chick

Don’t be offended mommies, but research shows us that dad’s involvement and early interactions with your baby are a higher predictor of your baby’s future language and academic skills than mommy’s early interactions. In other words, the more daddy reads to your baby, sings to your baby, and talks to your baby, the smarter your […]

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How to Create a Family Grocery Budget

Wednesday, November 8, 2017 By Meredith Rines
How to Create a Family Grocery Budget | Baby Chick

Grocery budgets can be tricky. You feel like you have to have endless choices around to keep everyone in your family happy, but that mentality could be costing you thousands every year. So, how much should your family be spending on groceries in a month? This guide will help you know what your monthly grocery […]

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5 Creative Ways to Get Dad Involved in Baby Care

Thursday, October 12, 2017 By Tereza Gevorgyan
5 Creative Ways to Get Dad Involved in Baby Care | Baby Chick

Much of the newborn care in the first few weeks often relies on you, Mom, but at some point, Dad will have to get involved as well. The opportunity for dad to take care of baby means some much needed break for you and bonding time for them. It’s not always easy to think of […]

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6 Father’s Day 2017 Gift Ideas + Giveaway!

Monday, June 12, 2017 By Nina Spears
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Figuring out what to get your hubby or dad for Father’s Day can be tough. It’s not like guys need or usually want a whole lot. And if this is their first Father’s Day, what do you get them?! It can be tough to figure out the perfect gift to thank the special man in […]

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15 Ways to Engage with Your Baby

Monday, March 13, 2017 By Nina Spears
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Life with a newborn is an adjustment. It’s exhausting, repetitive and at times overwhelming, but it is also absolutely wonderful. Your days pretty much consist of changing diapers, feeding baby, soothing baby, bathing baby and putting baby to sleep. But once babies get a little older they start staying awake a little longer. Parents then begin to wonder […]

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How To Do Infant Massage

Friday, February 24, 2017 By Nina Spears
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The power of touch is profound. It can strengthen connections, heal, communicate, influence, and soothe when done lovingly. Our skin is our largest organ and it is the pathway for touch–one of our most powerful and important functions. For long-term wellbeing, touch is as important as food and security. It is such a powerful means of communication and is the first sense […]

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12 Push Presents Every Mom Will Love

Friday, January 20, 2017 By Shana Tibi
12 Push Presents Every Mom Will Love | Baby Chick

It was about a week after the birth of our son, while I was sitting in my tiny apartment crying from a combination of happiness, exhaustion, emotional TV commercials, and the pile of laundry on the couch when my husband walked over with a box. “What’s this?” I asked. “Open it,” he said. “This is […]

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What Dads Really Want on Father’s Day

Monday, June 13, 2016 By Nina Spears
What Dads Really Want on Father's Day | Baby Chick

When I think of Father’s Day I normally think of breakfasts in bed, handmade cards from the kids, and ties that dad will probably wear once or twice.. or maybe not at all. It’s difficult to find the perfect gift or to think of the perfect activities that dad will love on his special day — […]

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A Chick Guide to Father’s Day

Friday, June 3, 2016 By Jessica Tomes
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Father’s Day is fast approaching! I don’t know about you ladies, but five years and three baby girls later — I am still just as obsessed with my husband as I was the day I met him (if not more so). Watching him with our precious daughters is enough to make me weak in the […]

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How Dads Can Help a New Mom

Thursday, October 22, 2015 By Nina Spears
How Dads Can Help a New Mom | Baby Chick

Once a baby is born, many dads aren’t sure what they can do to help. To them, it seems like all the baby wants is mom and the boobs. Dads can feel overwhelmed and helpless and, honestly, clueless as to what they can do to pitch in and help mom and baby. You need to remember, […]

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