Tag: sleep

10 things that get my goat

No, your eyes are not deceiving you. After a break of nearly four months, the infamous Father-Hood.co.uk midweek list franchise is indeed back. OMG, how exciting! This must mean that Father Hood has thought of more hilarious listicles to add to his side splitting back catalogue that includes 17 things I do more since becoming a parent, 9 things that make parents scream and 13 things I’ve learned about baby clothes. Continue reading “10 things that get my goat”

8 reasons why I’m glad my kid doesn’t sleep through the night

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“Always look on the bright side of life,” sang the Monty Python crew and for once I’m going to take the British comedians up on their offer. I know, I know. It’s incredible, but it’s true. Instead of using this Continue reading “8 reasons why I’m glad my kid doesn’t sleep through the night”

Dear Father Hood: we’ve just had a baby and are both knackered – should we sleep in separate rooms?

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Sleep?! When you’ve just had a baby?! I’ve heard some rib ticklers in my time, but this is a beauty. I mean, sure my wife and I did a bit of dozing and Continue reading “Dear Father Hood: we’ve just had a baby and are both knackered – should we sleep in separate rooms?”

The Father-hood.co.uk midweek list: 17 things I do more since becoming a parent

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1. Sway from side to side
To some people the idea of a petite dance partner playfully biting your shoulder as the sun rises is the epitome of romance. To me it’s Continue reading “The Father-hood.co.uk midweek list: 17 things I do more since becoming a parent”

Dear Father Hood: is it normal for a new dad to have really strange dreams?

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Panic not, what your are experiencing is completely normal. I say this, because since becoming a sleep-deprived dad my nocturnal imaginings have Continue reading “Dear Father Hood: is it normal for a new dad to have really strange dreams?”

Dear Father Hood: is it okay to punch parents who boast about their kid sleeping through the night?

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No, violence is never the answer. You are, however, perfectly entitled to bitch about them behind their backs, adopt a smarmy voice when doing Continue reading “Dear Father Hood: is it okay to punch parents who boast about their kid sleeping through the night?”