I’m Not ‘Just’ a Parent!

When I got a full-time job back in June 2018, I got a lot of comments along the lines of: “That’s nice, it’ll keep you busy won’t it?” While it was meant as a boost and nothing less than positive, it wasn’t. It was said with blissful ignorance and demeaned everything I had been working […]

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32 Week Pregnancy Update

Well, I am writing this from my hospital bed. As soon as I heard that I may be staying longer, Jamie brought me up my laptop so that I can actually make some use of my time here and get some uninterrupted work done (horray!) As some of you will be aware, I have been […]

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My Birth Story: Joshua’s Birth, 2014

It has been just over 5 years since Joshua was born but I don’t think that I have ever written my birth story or gone into too much detail. Most of you will know, that I live with PTSD, depression, anxiety and memory loss – most of which comes from the birth of our son. […]

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Miscarrying as a Birth Father

Today, I’m going to talk about something that I have not publicly spoken about before… at least not on this platform anyway. Not because I try to hide anything about who I am; I just don’t feel that it has ever been relevant until now. However, saying that, I have noticed that I try to […]

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Top Tips When Visiting ROARR! Dinosaur Adventure

(Disclaimer: We received admission tickets as a gift) We felt that it was important this Summer to have extra quality time with Joshua, before two major events happen. With this being the last Summer before Joshua becomes a big brother and we get ready to welcome Baby Number Two; we wanted to make the most […]

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Our School Year Goals

Before I had children, it was so cliché when parents came out with, “it feels like only yesterday…” blah blah blah. Yeah, right! But it’s so true. Joshua is turning five years old next weekend and I can’t believe my baby has grown up this quickly. In some ways, it 100% feels like five years, […]

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Balancing Screen Time

Being a Dad to an (almost) five-year-old, I’m struggling, like a lot of other parents, to balance out screen time with my child. Let’s be real here, kids love a screen – whether it’s TV, Xbox, a tablet, Playstation or even a phone that’s full of apps for them to mess around with. Once you […]

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