Imagine being nine months pregnant and having a date in the diary to be induced. When you are induced, it fails. The pregnancy continues for over a year. For a variety of unfathomable reasons, visits from doctors become sporadic and no attempt is ever made at a C-section. Put very briefly, this is the fascinating
I recently said 2021 was the Year of the Dad Book. As if to prove the point, another one has hit the bookshelves. Called You’re Going to be a Dad!, it aims to guide men through pregnancy and the first year of their child’s life.
Digital For Good starts with an interesting observation. Us parents grew up in the physical world. Our children, meanwhile, are growing up in both the physical and online worlds. It’s up to us mums and dads to help them learn about these worlds and navigate them.
If 2021 is going to be remembered for anything, it’s going to be The Year of the Dad Book. Who Knew? by Australian gender equality campaigner Michael Ray tells his story as a single dad to his daughter Charlie, while commenting on gender equality and the challenges he has faced over the years.
Dad: Untold stories of fatherhood, love, mental health and masculinity is a book that has arrived with a lot of fanfare. So what is this book and what’s all the excitement about? It’s a compilation of stories from dads with a variety of backgrounds and each man has a very different story to tell, showing