When you bring your first baby home from the hospital, you’re a bag of nerves as well as being totally filled with wonder…and fear…and awe. You wonder how it’ll all work out, will be it be amazing or will you really suck at being a father? Well the answer is probably a bit of both, but after 10 years of this parenting lark, here are my top 10 best things about being a father.
Here’s a dirty little secret. I have a favourite child. And if you have more than one then you do too. !! Go on admit it. YOU DO !! If you’re still sitting there and saying ‘not me’ then I’m here to tell you this. You’re either lying to yourself or lying to everyone else.
Twitter: a poem
Welcome to the friday essay. A bit longer than the usual article. You have been warned. Panorama: A prescription for Murder? By now anyone who has used SSRI’s or has any experience with mental illness – either themselves or through others – will have heard about the furore over BBC Panorama, A prescription for murder …
Are you a parent of a teen or young adult? Do they have a phone? Then chances are, they WILL be using Snapchat to communicate with their friends. It’s one of the most popular apps and ways for that demographic to communicate, which is why I am so aghast at the latest map feature.
There has been a lot of talk these past few years over the new parental leave laws in the UK. Most talk is about how men still aren’t taking it (only 2-8% are taking full leave according to govt figures discussed in the Guardian, amongst other places). Now while I’m sure there…
Anyone who knows me, knows that i’m not that bothered about awards, I don’t even think i’m good enough, so this post isn’t about sour grapes, it’s about the no-good sneakers (some with little to offer) going all-out to win at the expense of those who don’t cheat.
Child’s eye view linky with one OneHullofaMum.co.uk
Gender stereotypes from the male perspective. What gender steretypes, problems or outright bigotry have you come across as a father?
People in authority are constantly telling us to ‘let it go’ and it’s not for us, it’s for THEM to deflect and excuse their wrong doing. Let it go? Hell no! Why should we?