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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Should We Teach Sexuality in Primary School?

I have a question to ask you: should children be taught about the LGBT+ community in Primary school? If I’m going to be completely honest, I was surprised to find out that most parents, it seems, are against the idea (based on what I have seen and read personally). Come on, it is 2019 and […]

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A Q&A With Lara Lillibridge | Girlish: Growing Up in a Lesbian Home

I’m always excited to hear of any new publications on LGBTQ families, so when I was approached to be involved in the blog tour for Lara Lillibridge’s memoir Girlish: Growing Up in a Lesbian Home, I was pleased to be apart of it. Girlish is unlike many LGBTQ stories out there, by telling the honest […]

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6 Things Gay Dads Hear All The Time!

Me and my partner are very often at family gatherings or in social situations where that distant relative who you’re not sure you remember is asking you all sorts of personal questions about how you came to be a parent, all before asking you how you are, of course! Here are my top 6 things […]

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#WeddingWednesday | Surnames and Same-Sex Couples

My partner and I had our son just two years into our relationship, so we had the task of choosing what his surname should be. We spent the entire 9 months (and even a while after he was born!) trying to choose. To be honest, we never really gave it much thought until someone asked […]

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