Snappy Sundays – 20 reasons to follow YOUTHEDADDY on Instagram

As another lazy pre-baby Sunday draws to a close, I’m pleased to launch a new feature on the blog called Snappy Sundays, where I’ll be sharing with you some of my favourite YOUTHEDADDY Instagram posts from the past month. If you like what you see from this dad-to-be blogger, why don’t you come follow me via @youthedaddy on Instagram too?! And if you can recommend any other great Dad and Mum bloggers on Instagram, do share their profiles names in the comments section below so we can all check them… View Post

A Man’s guide to baby growth during pregnancy

Now for those of you dads (and mums)-to-be who have downloaded one of the many pregnancy Apps on the market today, you will no doubt have come across the numerous baby growth size charts, which set out how large our bundles of joy will grow over the next 40 weeks – by comparing them to seeds, fruit and vegetables. While the baby growth size charts start off simple enough, from blueberries and strawberries to avocados and mangos, before long they venture into the rarely sighted and often bizarre ‘exotic fruit aisle’ of… View Post

So you’re going to be a father

As tradition dictates, we checked twice just to make sure. The most important results of your life, revealed in just three minutes by peeing on a stick…two lines (however faint they might be) means it’s official. Get ready for a wave of emotions to rush in… Extreme happiness – whether you’ve got lucky on the first go, been trying for months or had the surprise of your life, you’re going to be a dad. Relief – after years of living life to the full, it’s such a relief… View Post