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?
One thing I’ve love to see from my fellow dads this Father’s Day is for all of us to learn to communicate better. I know—it might be the last thing on your mind with everything else you’ve got going on, but it’s because we keep so quiet about our experiences that the world’s so slow… Continue reading The Importance of Sharing Fatherhood Stories
WHAT is a father, ANYWAY? When people ask “what is a father”, that’s something I’ve struggled to adequately answer for years. Through my many years spent as a dad blogger, I’ve tried repeatedly to create work that explains how I see myself as a dad. I’ve floundered over and over again in the process, never seeming to… Continue reading What IS a Father? The Definition of a Dad.
Forty Days to Father’s Day: Why I Decided to Write a Fatherhood Series With Mother’s Day come and gone for another year, I’ve started thinking about Father’s Day and everything around it. Many might think it’s too early for that—especially since we’re only days after the marketing onslaught that Mother’s Day always brings with it… Continue reading Forty Days to Father’s Day: The Intro