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DADult Life | July 23, 2018

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Stag do season: The most popular party destinations for men in 2017

January 27, 2017 |

I’m at that age now when the times of regularly going out, getting inebriated and waking up feeling like you want it all to end after a night at Liquid have long passed.

In the main, this has been replaced … Read More

The 20-week scan: We’re having a baby girl!

January 23, 2017 |

For months, the majority of friends have been guessing to their hearts’ content that Jenna and I had a boy on the way.

Admittedly, knowing what to think was baffling initially, with a medley of opinions diluting what my own … Read More

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