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said it best: “Having a baby is exhausting.”
So for you people who haven’t had a baby yet, here is a list of things I wish I’d done to prepare before bringing Baby A. home:
1)Practice smiling. A lot. When you’re changing a diaper at 3 in the morning, the last thing you feel like doing is smiling. But think about it, if you’re a baby stuck on your back and some person comes up and starts tampering with your personal space, you’re already going to be a little uncomfortable. So practice smiling in unusual or stressful situations (I don’t recommend doing this when you’re arguing with your spouse). A little smile could go a long way while your baby’s helplessly looking up at you wishing he knew the words to the no-no square song.
2) Learn to do things one-handed. I write and…