Adjusting to life as parents definitely comes as a shock. Not only is the life of a little human is now your complete responsibility, but the life you once lived is suddenly gone forever. Spontaneous activities and leaving the house whenever you want to, to do whatever you want, is suddenly a distant memory. That… Read More That First Week
Well readers, it’s been a while to say the least. More than three months in fact. I would like to take a moment to apologize for not living up to this blog’s tag line of “Experience the adventure of fatherhood in real time,” as my blog posts have been anything but in real time. Now… Read More And So The Adventure Begins
A pregnancy triggers a series of changes that both parents are forced to face. The biggest changes occurs to the expecting mother of course, from the physical to the emotional. I can say that my wife has handled her pregnancy to date magnificently. Currently seven months pregnant, she continues to go to work every day, as… Read More A Time Of Many Changes
Remember how I was questioning what a father’s role is during the pregnancy during my first blog post? Well one role that is often assigned to expecting dads is the role of handyman and furniture assembler. Now the good news is I enjoy a good do-it-yourself home project. When my wife and I purchased our… Read More Preparing the Nursery
It’s been a while since my last post, so I thought I’d kick things off with a typical question that many new parents receive. Yes, I’m talking about the classic “Do you know if it’s a girl or a boy?” question. Now you may have guessed after reading my last post that my wife and I are planners. Rarely… Read More Finding Out The Gender
I know what you’re thinking, the Dad’s role in a baby shower must almost be non-existent, right? In my case, you’d almost be correct; however, I still managed to take part in the planning stages of what has traditionally been a very female-oriented event. You have to know my wife, she’s a planner, plain and simple. I’m also fairly organised for… Read More Baby Shower Prep
Finding out that you’re going to have a baby and be a father for the first time is an exhilarating feeling. I remember my wife surprised me with the news early one morning, as I was getting ready for work. What started out a boring and mundane start to a day, quickly morphed into one… Read More I’m Going to be a Dad!