I’m sure we all known individuals who are parenting with anxiety. I can think of numerous people who are living with anxiety while also raising children, some with a diagnosed condition, others who haven’t sought help. What was once called “nerves” and swept under the carpet is spoken about more freely and a greater range
I think us mums and dads owe a huge debt of gratitude to Mumsnet. It’s one of the few organisations with the muscle to put together a coalition of parent-focused institutions and successfully survey 20,000 mums and dads about the real costs of childcare.
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.