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DADult Life | June 24, 2018

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Posts By Zen Terrelonge

The fatherhood penalty: Britain’s dads feel restrained by employers

January 16, 2017 |

To find out how today’s fathers are balancing parenthood and careers, work-life charity Working Families and childcare provider Bright Horizons have released the 2017 Modern Families Index.

The findings show that dads across the country are strained by bosses who … Read More

Was it a planned pregnancy?

January 10, 2017 |

“Was it planned?”

Call me crazy, but personally, it’s not a question I’d think to ask if anyone told me they were expecting.

If it’s a loved-up couple, you’d assume planned, and if it was one of my single lothario … Read More

FILM: A Monster Calls

January 6, 2017 |

It might sound every bit like a horror film, but A Monster Calls is actually only a 12A – though it’s not your typical family film.

Liam Neeson voices the titular beast made from an ancient yew tree, which comes … Read More

Turns out pregnant women aren’t made of glass

January 2, 2017 |

It turns out pregnant women aren’t entirely made of glass – there’s a great deal of mettle in their design too.

In an earlier post, I mentioned that Jenna and I went to Paris over Christmas.

It was beautiful time … Read More

FILM: Monster Trucks

December 30, 2016 |

Bump may not have arrived yet, but that doesn’t mean I’m totally inexperienced with little ones.

Sure, changing dirty nappies will be quite the eye-opener when the time comes, but mingling with ankle biters is something I’m accustomed to with … Read More

I know when that Dadline rings…

December 24, 2016 |

Hello, dad-to-be here – yeah, we’re open all hours.

As if this being our last Christmas without child wasn’t groundbreaking enough – yesterday (Friday 23rd December) was our last day in the UK before Christmas.

Jenna didn’t have much say … Read More

Are you having a boy or girl?

December 19, 2016 |

On Wednesday 18th January 2017, we have our 20-week scan – the big examination that allows parents to determine the gender of the baby.

Not everyone knows that you need to wait until that point in time – and I … Read More

You can never be too careful – the trip to A&E

December 13, 2016 |

Wednesday 19th October started as regular hump day – aside from knowing I’ll be a dad come summer – but it quickly took a turn for the worst.

Late morning came and I received the devastating news that my granddad, … Read More

My pretzel turned out to be a baby

December 7, 2016 |

Tonight Matthew, I’m going to be an expectant father…

The moment I was told I was going to become a father is unforgettable. That’s stating the obvious perhaps, but I feel I need to reiterate that point lest I get … Read More

Entering the DADult Life

December 4, 2016 |

Hi, thanks for visiting – my name is Zen. As of 5th June 2017, my partner Jenna and I are set to become first-time parents.

I’m a journalist by day, but with a baby on the way, I wanted to … Read More