Reflections of a Bachelor

As a 23 year old bachelor, I simply have no idea what it’s like to be a dad.  What makes a dad?  Moreover, what makes a good dad?  Here’s my attempt to answer those questions: I see dads as diverse creatures, constantly adapting to the […]

Bundle of Joy

        Our friends stateside call it ‘rough-housing’, in our family we say ‘bundle’ and the casual onlooker could call it carnage.  Whatever you call it – it’s fun and I love ‘bundling’ the kids. The event follows a typical process which usually […]

Out of the Mouth of Babes

Dad.  It’s the most common first word a child will speak*.  Da, da, da, da… Dad! “Mum” is second, (sorry mums!). Throughout our lives we reference our Dads as such; Father, Daddy, Pappa, my Old Man, and if you happen to be a Hobbit then […]