• Living with a ‘Threenager’

    As a parent, it’s likely you will have experienced or been warned about the phases your child will go through. For example, sleep regression phases. Just when you thought you had some peaceful nights ahead of you, NOPE your kid has different ideas and wants to wake up every two hours. Then you’re warned about the ‘terrible twos’, tantrums are frequent, visits to the shops with a child in tow bring on a cold sweat, with the vision of a snotty, crying tornado stomping their foot because they’ve been told they can’t hold something they’ve seen in the shop. And then we have the ‘threenager’. Now, I always thought this…

  • Here we go again: Baby Number Two

    We recently found out we’re going to be parents again. We also found out ‘it’ will be a boy. I always assumed having been a Dad for nearly four years now would take away any feelings of apprehension or nerves of every scan, check-up, and the overall prospect of being a parent, but it doesn’t. All the feelings are the same; every scan has had my heart in my throat, the thought of all the gear we’re going to need makes me and my bank account sweat, and to add to this niggling feeling of anxiety, we’re having a boy! Which, of course, is incredibly exciting, having had our little…