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Blogging additional paternity leave and beyond!!

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…
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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…
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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…
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Good news for dads – parental leave rules are changing

Good news for dads – parental leave rules are changing. Originally from Tots100. Great news for dads to be, I`m 5 weeks into additional paternity leave and loving it!!  

My 10 minute love affair with the TV!

Once upon a time I enjoyed a great relationship with my TV, spending most evenings in front of it watching some drama or other. We used to love the apprentice, I’m a celebrity and the occasional sports game. Then we…
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Additional paternity leave, why do it? and why not?

Hi, I am writing this as someone who last worked 4 weeks ago today as I have started additional paternity leave to look after our daughter. So what is APL? In a nut shell its when the mother goes back…
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