Holding your child’s hand for the first time is where it all starts.
Holding your child’s hand for the first time is where it all starts.
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I barely remember my life before my son, Hudson, was here. In a way, I can’t believe I’m saying that, but in reality, I shouldn’t be surprised. My wife and I have been married for almost nine years and together a bit longer. We’ve had plenty of memorable experiences. When we announced she was pregnant, we heard countless parents say that they had a hard time remembering their lives before children. Even with one of my own on the way, I never understood how it was possible.

After having my own, I believe what they were saying, and four years…

J.L. Bernard

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