In the middle of 2015, I discovered that I was going to become a dad. From that moment to this day, I have spent a lot of time asking questions about nappies and teething and separation anxiety and potty training and playdates and a whole bunch of other stuff that dads come face to face with during their kid’s early years on this planet.Continue reading “The ultimate book for new dads”
A middle-aged man who woke up with a splitting headache, memory loss and an unusually high level of self-loathing, has been diagnosed with a classic case of dad drinking. Continue reading “Parenting satire: dad has two drinks, thinks he’s 21 again”
With just three days to go until the day of the dad, the internet is packed with Father’s Day gift guides, Father’s Day think pieces and Father’s Day ‘how to craft a last-minute card out of a cereal box in case of emergency at 8am on Sunday morning’ articles. I, however, have decided to do something different. Continue reading “Pa Patrol – a celebratory song for Father’s Day and every day”
A British father has shocked the world by managing to make his wife and son happy at the same time.
The stay at home dad from Nottingham, who asked not to be named for fear of other fathers bombarding him with Facebook messages titled ‘Please, please, please, tell me your secret’, Continue reading “Parenting satire: dad manages to make his wife and son happy at the same time”
Fasten your seatbelts, because things are about to get all serious up in here. That’s right, folks. This week, instead of writing some pithy one-liners about dirty nappies or Calpol, Continue reading “6 reasons dads need to find their voices”
Well, what fun weekend that was. On Saturday, we went to a local farm, where the bubster poked a horse in the nose, hitched a ride on the back of Continue reading “Taking the silly out of daddy”
Greetings, readers. You join me live at a massive party featuring bouncy castles, vociferous conversations, beer, an array of barbecued meat, televised sport and Continue reading “Dear Father Hood: what’s the secret to making new dad mates?”