When you have kids, you read all the books and have endless conversations about your hopes and dreams for your little bundle of happiness and investment in the future. The joy of cuddling and feeding and shaping the mind of a brand-spanking new human is one of the most amazing feelings one could ever imagine. I had two kids before I gave birth to a Viking. There are no books for raising them, I've looked. If you have been blessed with a Viking, read on for what to expect --or don't if you have a weak heart.