Why the World Has Fatherhood WRONG. It took me until we had our second child to feel like I was getting a handle on fatherhood, much of the awkwardness I’d had from those early days with our first son melted away as I just sprang into action the second time around. But I’ll never forget… Continue reading It’s Not Babysitting if it’s Your Kid.
Though I know that I’m one of the few dads publicly sharing his fatherhood story up here in the Great White North, my story isn’t the only Canadian fatherhood story out there, and I’ll continue reminding the world that it’s only one of the 4.5 million in Canada. 4.5 million dads live up here in Canada—and… Continue reading 13 Things Dads Need to Know When Having Kids
I have a theory—if more fathers were able to stay with their babies till they were six months old, we’d have far fewer deadbeat dads in the world. Just wait a minute—hear me out. Not all dads are created equal. We come from different backgrounds with different circumstances and carry different toolkits to get the… Continue reading First Steps to Fatherhood: A Year Makes a Difference!
Alright—so now that the pleasantries are out of the way, it’s time that we get into some practical information about fatherhood, and where better to start than the very beginning of the journey? 2013—the year we had our first child through induced labour in November—is admittedly a bit of a blur, with me doing as much as humanly possible… Continue reading Getting Ready for a BABY: First Steps to Fatherhood!
Once upon a time, I tried to write a post on why more of my fellow thirty-somethings should want to have kids and join the ever-bustling ranks of parenthood just like me. Recently becoming a father myself, it changed my world entirely, giving me someone demanding more of my attention than anything else in my life, yet also… Continue reading Who Wants to be a Dad, ANYWAY?