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Month: December 2014

The complexities and pitfalls of choosing a name for your baby..

The complexities and pitfalls of choosing a name for your baby..

Having been recently inspired by a blog by Dad Life below I began to think about the journey to naming a child, http://rabarca84.wordpress.com/2014/12/08/whats-in-a-name/ Dad Life looks at the different names we acquire as we grow through life and what this entails, I started right from the start. So you are going to be parents, “any names in mind” is usually one of the first questions. Then the process of choosing sometimes follows a course similar to this, You gather your…

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Perceptions of stay at home dads changing, but slowly..

Perceptions of stay at home dads changing, but slowly..

Just found this excellent article from another stay at home dad in Ireland, I can relate so much to what he says in my current position as daddy day care, http://jrnl.ie/1829000 Gave me time to think about my previous experience with additional paternity leave, http://wp.me/p5j2mt-t   P

Babies and the day to day complications you don`t think about!

Babies and the day to day complications you don`t think about!

Hi, having been the stay at home parent now for some weeks I have made several observations about now having a baby which I had never thought about. We all know the big changes which occur for example your sleep time is now dictated by a little person, your eating habits go out the window and your social life, well it just ends (temporarily). But as I brought my little one to see her grandparents over the weekend I realised…

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A bell, a bauble and a baby at Christmas!

A bell, a bauble and a baby at Christmas!

What a magical day yesterday as we saw the delight on our Daughters face as she saw the Christmas tree at home for the first time. She even had her own special bauble and bell  to place on the tree and being the clever girl she is she picked where she wanted them (down around her height!). What a great day and I feel brilliant knowing that we made the right decision for me to go on to additional paternity…

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