Label: Parents’ stories
When my daddy isn’t there...
A new work situation can upset family life. Here are a weekly commuting dad’s top tips to help you make the best of the situation – when daddy isn’t there.
Birth stories: Our preemie miracle
Haydn still had another three months left in the womb when he was born by emergency c-section. As a preemie, he had a tough start to life but pulled through.
Overjoyed and terrified at the same time
“I called my mum after our first IVF attempt to tell her we might be expecting within a month. We both cried. She’d gone through a similar experience before she adopted me.”
“I’ve never felt so inadequate.”
“The first year was a nightmare. He cried constantly but there wasn’t a lot I could do to comfort him. He just wanted his mum.”
“I just wanted other guys to share that experience with.”
“Becoming a father is actually a big thing. But no-one asked me how I felt. The midwife only talked to my wife.”
New mum? What I wish someone would have told me
Mother-of-three Karla Reed has put together a list of 4 things that she wish people would have told her as a new mum.
Birth stories: a dad’s view
Father-of-three Mikael gives us an honest and genuine account of what it’s like to be a bystander during childbirth and how it feels to become a dad.
Family road trip in Europe: baby sleep habits
How easy is it to establish good baby sleep habits in a camper van? In this final installment, our road trip family tells us about the twins’ nap and bedtime schedule. Read Part 7.