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So you've got a new child. Adjusting to parenthood is no easy feat, so read up on advice for new parents in these articles.

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Quiz: Are you spending enough time with grown-ups?

Once a newborn is brought home, life usually changes. A lot. Babies require round-the-clock care and exhausted parents typically fall into bed at night, too tired to think about hiring a babysitter and making plans to go out with friends. After a while, this sort of set-up can make first-time moms and dads forget what it was like to interact with other adults, especially ones without children. Can you successfully navigate the evolving social scene of new parenthood?


 What are the cons of being a new parent in midlife?

The cons of being a new parent later in life include having less energy for your kids, concerns about being alive to see your children grow up, and a growing schism between you and your children due to a difference in relevant values. Learn about the cons of being a new parent later in life in this article See more »

 What are the pros of being a new parent in midlife?

The pros of being a new parent later in life include starting with a better sense of self, having more life experience to draw on and being more financially stable. Learn about the pros of being a new parent later in life in this article See more »

 How can a new mom get more sleep?

Your baby is just about the cutest thing in the world, but not at 3:00 am. Learn how a new mom can get more sleep from this article. See more »

How to Be a Head of Household

 How to Be a Head of Household

Do you know how to be a Head of Household? Find out how to be a Head of Household in this article from HowStuffWorks. See more »

How to Convert a Crib to a Toddler Bed

 How to Convert a Crib to a Toddler Bed

Do you know how to convert a crib to a toddler bed? Find out how to convert a crib to a toddler bed in this article from HowStuffWorks. See more »

10 Things Not to Say to a New Mom

 10 Things Not to Say to a New Mom

New moms have been through a lot, and chances are good that they're ready to get back to real life. Find out 10 things never to say to a new mom. See more »

 How to Tell Twins Apart

Do you know how to tell twins apart? Find out how to tell twins apart in this article from HowStuffWorks. See more »

 How to Teach a Child to Read

Do you know how to teach a child to read? Find out how to teach a child to read in this article from HowStuffWorks. See more »

Michelle and Jim Bob's Tips for New Parents

 Michelle and Jim Bob's Tips for New Parents

Michelle and Jim Bob's tips for new parents come from experience. Learn more about Michelle and Jim Bob's Tips for New Parents from 19 Kids and Counting here. See more »

Preterm Labor and Birth Resources

 Preterm Labor and Birth Resources

The Duggars present you with some preterm labor and birth resources. Learn about the preterm labor and birth resources here. See more »