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Here’s some top budgeting tips for parents-to-be…

If you’re planning the timing of your pegnancy don’t plan it so mat/pat pay finishes the month before Christmas 👍 It’s probably a good idea for the working one of you to not leave a full time job to go part time and miss out on a weeks wage in the pay before Christmas too 👍👍👍

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Why being a fundraiser is like being a parent

As you may know, I work as a fundraising manager for a charity who support people with sight loss and other disabilities. I’m (nearly) 9 months in to being a dad now and I can definitely see some similarities between the type of job I do and what it’s been like having the bairn. Here […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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. P.S. if anyone […]

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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 […]