Congratulations men and welcome to the surreal and wonderful world of fatherhood. Whether you are reading this as a new dad or are preparing yourself for the due date, I hope most of the things you read will be of some use. I can’t even begin toMoreCongratulations men and welcome to the surreal and wonderful world of fatherhood. Whether you are reading this as a new dad or are preparing yourself for the due date, I hope most of the things you read will be of some use.
I can’t even begin to describe the life changing events that will start to unravel during the next twelve months. From a blokes point of view I did do a little research on the internet trying to find something that I could read that would be a little bit informative and also a bit light-hearted, but to be honest all I found were books for both parents and books written by gooey American dads with a lot of whoop whoops you changed your first diaper, and good job guys you fed your kid!!
Really not for me! So I decided that I wanted to try to write something to empower new dads as it can be difficult trying to do research to prepare. We all have busy lives and preparing for a baby is a busy time in itself.So here it is, my blokes guide for blokes with a few things to expect during the first twelve months.
Okay so mostly there are genuine pieces of information as to how your child will develop, but what I have also done is added a few of my stories to it to show there are things that will inevitably happen that you cannot prepare for or learn.
As you will read during the first twelve months of my daughter’s life there have been accidents, choking incidents and dashes to the hospital. It’s all part of the learning curve of being a parent.The idea for reading this is so that you can impress the other half with some in depth knowledge of a baby’s development and to show that you are ready to take on the role of being a responsible dad, and also to give you a rough idea of what you will be doing.
From nappy changes to teething, it maybe a bit of an old cliché but it is the hardest yet greatest job in the world, being a parent and the best bit of advice I was given is to expect the unexpected. And that’s what I did…….