Fathers & Sons : How to bond with your son

Bonding with Your Son: A Guide for Fathers The relationship between a father and son is unique, rich in challenges, but also teeming with moments of joy, growth, and understanding. In today’s fast-paced world, where digital devices often take precedence over face-to-face interaction, it’s vital for fathers to make a conscious effort to bond with… Continue reading Fathers & Sons : How to bond with your son

Babies Are Useless

I don’t want to knock my gorgeous baby daughter but it has to be said she is pretty useless. She is uncoordinated, sleepy, inattentive, forgetful and has no idea how to get her own food and no idea how to protect herself. Leave her on her own for a day and she would starve. And… Continue reading Babies Are Useless

The Longest Day

For years I’ve wanted a child. It took over 5 years and a lot of struggles and heartache to make our daughter.  But on Saturday when wifey announced that she was going to a day spa  and  “don’t you remember you agreed to look after baby for the day”, my first reaction was fear, closely… Continue reading The Longest Day

My Daughter’s First Snow

Somebody is up before dawn yelling “Snow, snow, snow. Let’s play.” That somebody is me. Wifey pulls the duvet over her head. “Let’s sleep.” A layer of whiteness covers the streets. A sprinkling of magic that hides the dog sh*t and the McDonalds wrappers. I pace the house looking longingly at the whiteness outside waiting… Continue reading My Daughter’s First Snow

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Being an IVF Dad

Father’s Day 2007 was not a good day. I took my dad for a beer to celebrate his special day. “Son, not everyone can have kids, you know.” It was said with tenderness and I realised he was preparing me for disappointment. My wife and I had been trying for a child for two years,… Continue reading Being an IVF Dad

Parenting Star Wars Style

Ever watched Star Wars and wondered what the Stormtroopers family life might be like? Nope? Me neither but one Swedish woman has. Photographer Kristina Alexanderson has taken a series of Flickr photos depicting Star Wars Stormtroopers and Clone Troopers as parents.  Kristina’s Flickr set shows the Storm Troopers doing normal day-to-day activities with their kids.… Continue reading Parenting Star Wars Style

Role of Fathers has a large influence on a daughter’s sexual behaviour.

I have just discovered that a father’s parenting skills can have a huge influence on a daughter’s sexual behaviour. A new study by researchers in America has found that daughters of fathers with good parenting skills are less likely to engage in risky sexual behaviour. “When it comes to girls and their decisions about sex, it… Continue reading Role of Fathers has a large influence on a daughter’s sexual behaviour.