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DADult Life | February 22, 2018

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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

Fuerteventura 2017: I was wrong about taking our baby on holiday

September 26, 2017 |

Our first argument during the pregnancy was over when we should take our baby on a family holiday, which resulted in me being blasted by the baby brain.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

Why mums and dads have turned to social networks

August 31, 2017 |

These days it’d be tough to bump into someone on the street without a smartphone. As such, mums and dads are increasingly reliant on social networks and the online world for parenting.Read More

Key takeaways from going cinema with a newborn baby

August 10, 2017 |

We’ve finally taken our newborn daughter to the cinema – here are the key takeaways from the nerve-racking experience.Read More

Meet the (other) parents – where are all the baby owners?

July 30, 2017 | 2

Jenna knows countless mums and gets to mingle with them during her maternity leave, but my closest mates are yet to reproduce, while the other friends I know with children don’t live anywhere near.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