Keeping a healthy mindset as an expectant parent

For this post I thought I’d share a few things to do with the mindset of an expectant or new parent that, during an understandably stressful time, might help to make things a bit easier. You’ll probably be able to tell I haven’t quite mastered a couple of them yet. Be prepared for everyone to … Continue reading Keeping a healthy mindset as an expectant parent

Worries before the baby is even born

Last week I was looking for suggestions of new blog topics on the new Instagram Questions feature, one of the questions I got through was: So here are the things I worried about before the baby was even born. Pre-pregnancy Pre-pregnancy the main things I was worried about were a) fertility and b) am I … Continue reading Worries before the baby is even born

Fighting the dad bod (but still being able to eat pasties) part 1

The dadbod has crept up on me, as it does many dads. I say crept up on me, I weigh less than I did a year ago before the bairn was born (and less than that time I had to go on the telly). But in a way, it still has. When I was off … Continue reading Fighting the dad bod (but still being able to eat pasties) part 1

Why I started Attempting to Dad

So, here's a still from my latest video. It's me not paying attention while recording and walked into the pram - it didn't make the final cut. Sorry. It's answering a question from Matt at SoundRolling (find him on insta at @soundrolling) about why I started Attempting to Dad Find it on YouTube or over on IGTV … Continue reading Why I started Attempting to Dad

That weekend we tried to introduce a feeding routine

This weekend we tried to introduce a feeding routine. After a bit of a regression from going 3 hours and having 4-5oz each time the bairn spent a week having 2-3oz feed every 1.5-2 hours. I kept a bit of a diary, find out how it all went in the video below. https://youtu.be/-t48hEolkp4 P.S. if … Continue reading That weekend we tried to introduce a feeding routine

My baby has already seen my at my most vulnerable and he doesn’t even know it

Seeing as I’m starting to write blogs now I thought I may as well start with the blog on my list that I feel is hardest to write. I’m not sure how much this one would help another dad but at least any future posts about shit times will probably be a bit easier to … Continue reading My baby has already seen my at my most vulnerable and he doesn’t even know it