Hey kids, are you even happy? When Mrs Three Time Daddy became pregnant with our first child all those years ago, we did the usual parents-to-be things: shit ourselves, shit ourselves a bit more, think about all the crap we’d need to buy and then worry about what on Earth we’d call it when it […]Read More Hey kids, are you even happy?
Our eldest son NJ is now eight and I don’t think a single day goes by where I don’t wonder how he grew up so fast. Clothes that we bought a matter of weeks ago are already looking small. And when did his feet get so huge? He has always been confident and independent but […]Read More Children’s Mental Health: What If My Son Ends Up Like Me?
If you’re a parent, you’ve no doubt heard of the two dreaded words. No, not Potty or Training. MUMMY and GUILT. You know, that feeling of being completely inadequate at all the ‘mummy’ things. So you’ve shouted at your kids? You’re an awful mum. What do you mean you can’t buy every single toy your […]Read More Let’s talk about (three time) daddy guilt
I recently read an interview with Brad Pitt where he mentioned feeling retarded when it came to his emotions. It struck a chord with me, as it’s something I’ve often felt about myself. I have been known to joke about it in the past, but deep down I’m worried it will affect my ability to […]Read More Can an emotional retard be a good dad?