Label: Parents’ stories
Becoming a dad for the second time
Becoming a dad for the first time is like a trip to the unknown. The second time round, although you may be more prepared, knowing what to expect may cause more worry.
Birth story: how I gave birth in the car
We’d just joined the motorway when I screamed at my partner that the head was coming. How the f*ck was I supposed to get my trousers off?
Painful breastfeeding and baby blues
You can’t walk around in a state of panic when you’ve just been given life’s most precious gift; it feels so selfish and ungrateful.
Birth stories: my unplanned home birth
Amélie from France never made it to the hospital when her son Baptiste suddenly decided to be born on the sofa at home. Don’t miss a thrilling story about an unplanned home birth.
Father-of-three: Life’s exponential change curve
Does life change when you have more kids? Father-of-three Mikael explains how the exponential change curve works in relation to the number of kids.
When my daddy isn’t there...
A new work situation can upset family life. Here are a weekly commuting dad’s top tips to help you make the best of the situation – when daddy isn’t there.
Birth stories: Our preemie miracle
Haydn still had another three months left in the womb when he was born by emergency c-section. As a preemie, he had a tough start to life but pulled through.
Overjoyed and terrified at the same time
“I called my mum after our first IVF attempt to tell her we might be expecting within a month. We both cried. She’d gone through a similar experience before she adopted me.”