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So You're Going to Be a Dad, Revised Edition by Peter Downey

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Buying Stuff

“The moment you start to think that your baby needs an Aston Martin, leather-lined, alloy-wheeled stroller is exactly the time for you to take a long, hard look at yourself and realize that your baby doesn’t care about brands . . .”

Equipment

Us guys tend to be familiar and okay with accumulating equipment. Whether you’re a musician, skier, athlete, chef, home handyman or amateur mechanic, you’ve probably gathered a stockpile of specialist tools somewhere in your immediate vicinity in the form of various gizmos, bits of gear and do-diddly-whatsits that allow you to do what you like to do with ease, comfort and pleasure.

Being a new parent also requires specialist “baby gear.”

Like I did, you probably have some intuitive sense ...

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