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    We’re having a(nother) baby! My reaction on finding out…
  • Why dads aren’t taking up shared parental leave (but why we …

    Why dads aren’t taking up shared parental leave (but why we all should)
  • The 14 different reactions you’ll hear when announcing your pregnancy news

    The 14 different reactions you’ll hear when announcing your pregnancy news
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    How our pregnancy announcement turned me into an office hero
  • The best social media pregnancy announcements – one for every personality type!

    The best social media pregnancy announcements – one for every personality type!
  • Announcing you’re pregnant? Say it with a card!

    Announcing you’re pregnant? Say it with a card!

Let’s talk about stress, baby…

As a dad in waiting, with our first baby due at the end of the summer, my stress levels have never been higher. The pressure of juggling a busy job, with household chores, DIY, a pregnant wife and baby preparations, while at the same time trying to maintain our relationship and some semblance…

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First time parents – interviews from the front line (featuring SJ from The Mama Cave)

Pregnancy and parenthood can be daunting experiences for first time parents. So, as a support system for other first timers such as myself, I’m excited to share with you our second exclusive interview with another first time parent (this time a new mum!), who has generously offered to share her insights, highs and lows,…

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First time parents – interviews from the front line: featuring new dad Mark from Lad Baby

Pregnancy and parenthood can be daunting experiences for first time parents. So, as a support system for other first timers such as myself, I’m excited to launch a new series of real life interviews with actual first time parents, who have generously offered to share their insights, highs and lows, top tips and words…

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SNAPPY SUNDAYS – 17 more reasons to come join us on Instagram

Like many of you, I am a huge fan of Instagram and the amazing, inventive and inspirational photos and photographers you can find on the App. So, in case you are new to this blog or to the photo sharing website itself, I’ve launched a new feature on YOUTHEDADDY called Snappy Sundays, where I…

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The serious benefits of being ‘Selfish Parents’

Thanks to my wife (strategically) leaving her laptop open on their website, I recently ‘discovered’ the ace Selfish Mother (www.selfishmother.com); a brilliantly funny yet informative blogzine set up by writer and social media queen Molly Gunn, created for ‘brilliant humans’ who just happen to be parents. After reading a bucket loads of their…

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