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DADult Life | June 24, 2018

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Fatherhood

What I learnt from an absent father

June 12, 2018 |

Father’s Day arrives this week and, speaking as someone who’s dad was never around, it taught me a valuable lesson about fatherhood.Read More

My daughter convinced me it was time to change jobs

April 26, 2018 | 2

The FOMO is strong with this one.

Dads often speak about the fear of missing out and it’s only natural. Most are dumped back at work after two weeks with their new baby – and that’s if they’re lucky – so making … Read More

Soft play things: Case of the vanishing father

February 1, 2018 | 2

I took Roma to soft play on Saturday night and things got really weird – as in, am I on an episode of Punk’d strange.Read More

Now… Say my name: She’s said her first word!

January 19, 2018 | 4

During an evening cuddle I thought I heard my daughter mutter something, though I thought my ears may have deceived me. They hadn’t – she said her first word!Read More

Fitness fanatic to father: I once questioned the dad bod – I don’t now

November 28, 2017 |

Just over a year ago, I was a fitness fanatic. Now I’m a father. Is there room for both? Or is the dad bod inevitable?
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National Poetry Day: A poem I wrote for my daughter before she was born

September 28, 2017 |

According to the internet, it’s National Poetry Day. By no means am I a rapper – as much as I hate to admit it – or a bard, but that didn’t stop me from writing something of a lyrical nature for my daughter well ahead of her birth.Read More

Children’s centre activities: Venturing out to SaturPlay

September 16, 2017 |

With September here, a new timetable for children’s centre activities has been released. And there’s one class for dads, SaturPlay, which I’ve given a spin.Read More

50 days of fatherhood: 50 fast thoughts from a first-time father

July 22, 2017 | 2

50 days have passed since I became a dad, so I’ve shared 50 short thoughts on the journey so far, which other parents may be able to relate to.Read More

Father’s Day giveaway: Win a race and golf experience for two

May 21, 2017 |

With my entry into fatherhood imminent, ahead of Father’s Day, I’ve teamed up with Formula 1 and golf simulation centres Lets Race to other one lucky dad or dad-to-be an racing and golf experience.Read More

11 songs to send off your youth when buying a family car

February 23, 2017 |

With the little one on the way, my head has been a whirlwind of daily life, joined by thinking about, and planning for, the future. The latest decision has been buying a new car – one of the family variety.Read More