What My Mom Taught Me About Being a Good Father

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Dealing with the everyday stresses of parenthood isn’t easy. Just ask Enrique Sacasa, a user-experience designer at The Bump and the proud father of two boys—Joaquin, 4, and Benicio, 4 months. Thankfully, when he needs support and guidance, he knows he can turn to his mother, Nazira. “Whenever I’ve needed advice, even when the subject was slightly uncomfortable, I’ve always felt that I could approach her,” Enrique says. “She’s always available and honest.” Here he shares some of her best parenting advice.

(Try to) keep anxiety at bay “For the first year and a half after Joaquin was born, I felt like a deer in the headlights. I would look something up on the internet, get freaked out and then call my mom. She would do a great job of talking me through my worries and helping me get a clearer perspective. She would also follow up with a call or a text within a few…

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