I want you to imagine you’ve just spent two hours listening to some incredibly experienced academics raking over what is, in effect, your life experiences. That’s what I’ve just experienced at the launch of a book called Sharing Care. It’s a book that explores the experiences of men who either share the care of their
Here’s some advice for any expectant father dashing to hospital with a partner who is in labour. It comes from a dad who whose child was born during the COVID-19 pandemic: “Take a sleeping bag and phone charger in case you spend six days and five nights in the car like I did.” This kind
Imagine what pregnancy and birth are like during lockdown. Lockdown rules mean you’d be unable to attend antenatal appointments and when your child eventually arrives, you can’t introduce them to the world because you’re not allowed to meet anyone. This is exactly what ‘lockdown dad’ Phil Norris has experienced and he has been kind to
For some time now, I’ve been toying with the idea of launching a podcast. A couple of my blog’s readers had asked if I’d thought of producing one and I took that as a sign I should take the idea seriously. Of course, thinking only gets you so far, this was going to require action!
Let’s take a moment to think about what’s just happened in the United States. A disgruntled Donald Trump has lost the presidential election and President Elect Joe Biden is preparing to take over. There are many obvious comparisons and contrasts between the two men. Some are obvious: Trump is a Republican, Biden a Democrat, Biden