A Dad’s Guide to Periods #Pads4Dads

You might think that, being a man, I have never used a sanitary pad. Well, you’d be wrong. It happened once and the circumstances were a little unfortunate to say the least.

The Dad’s Guide to Periods that’s been produced by Hey Girls.
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Sharing a bedroom: All good things come to an end.

“When you have your own bedrooms,” said Mrs Adams to our daughters Helen and Izzy, “things are going to change.”

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This is frequently my response when I walk into my kids’ bedroom.

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Raising girls my way, and hoping I’m doing the right thing

Living with a wife and two daughters, I am the only man in our household. Not that you needed telling this, the mathematics really isn’t too difficult.

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No this isn’t my daughter, but the hairdresser’s mannequin we bought to make up for my ineptitude at styling hair.

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Having the #TeenTalk, with help from Gabby Logan

In theory, it’s going to be a good few years until my daughters hit their teenaged years and puberty. In reality I know it’s going to come around very quickly and Mrs Adams and I, like other mums and dads, will be very grateful of all the help we can get.

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Helen and I with TV presenter and former gymnast Gabby Logan discussing teenagers, puberty and how to talk about such issues with your children.

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Talking periods with Sanitary Owl. What’s the big deal?

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That’s me, pouring chainsaw oil over a liner for dramatic effect. I considered using red wine or cherry squash but thought it would be in bad taste.

As a dad blogger, I notice some interesting online behaviour. One of my biggest gripes is family or parenting orientated businesses that refuse to deal with dads, choosing solely to focus on mums.

That said, I’ve been doing this daddy blogging thing for three years. In that time I’ve noticed a general shift with more and more organisations seeking to engage with fathers. This positive shift acknowledges four trends; View Post