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Ready or not, here comes Swartzy Jr.

babyAs you know – or should know if you read the about section of this website/blog – I will be a new father very soon. This will be my first taste of fatherhood. I’m excited, afraid and everything in between.

I don’t know what to expect or how our lives will change exactly. That’s the scary part.

But that’s also exciting. This will be a new experience for both me and Mrs. Swartzy. I’m looking forward to meeting Swartzy Jr. I can’t wait to hold him in my arms. Being a parent, I feel, will be challenging, but also rewarding.

I hope little Swartzy is a good sleeper, well behaved, and doesn’t cry a lot. Some I days I don’t have much patience. Some days I feel tired and grumpy even when I get a decent night’s sleep. Some days I feel like I have a million things to do and will never get them done.

Adding a child on top of that brings me great stress. How will we do it? Can we do it?

I’m not sure of the how part, but I know we can do it. I know that I need to step up and do more things around the house to help Mrs. Swartzy. I need to learn to breathe and relax. It will take some time. Continue reading