THE biggest misconception I had about babies prior to owning one is that they don’t do anything for the first 12 weeks of their lives.
The helpless blog of a first time dad
The helpless blog of a first time dad: I’m yet to learn the doo-doos and don’ts of talking about Sophia
ONE of the joys of being an otherwise helpless dad-to-be is the decorating of the nursery.
I’D read the books, sat in on the NCT classes and bought three of everything we’ll ever need.
WHEN I first lived on my own I was excessively house proud.
ALMOST from the moment my wife conceived we referred to the life living inside her as “Junior.”
I'VE never been one for heroes.
The helpless blog of a first time dad: It wasn’t wind but first half of daughter’s birth went like a breeze
The story of how Sophia Rose Smith entered the world on Friday 6 May can be told in two parts.
IN honour of the 400th anniversary of Shakespeare’s death, I’ve decided to convey the purgatory that surrounds our baby’s birth through the medium of verse (to the tune of Robin Hood, Robin Hood).
IT WAS 2.34pm on Tuesday afternoon when my mobile phone rang.
WITH two weeks to go until our due date we’ve entered a bit of a waiting game.
WHEN my mum went into the final stages of labour with me 43 years ago my dad took it as an opportunity to pop to the nearest fish and chip shop.