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June 2016

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Where’s the baby…..

26/06/2016

As we enter our 21st week of pregnancy Mrs D is starting to show more and we are trying to involve Sophia a bit more.  At 21 months I’m not sure how much she fully understands what’s going on, however we’ve decided its good for her to be involved as much as possible and will continue until the baby arrives.  There is a downside to all of this (from a selfish point of view) So we’ve been teaching Sophia where…

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Dad Life…..

22/06/2016

Pregnancy is a funny thing, it affects different people in different ways for both the mum and dad to be.  Whether its your first child or your 6th its always a new scenario and situation you find yourself in.  It was until now I’ve noticed this (welcome to the party, I know) I think I’ve been so busy with work, the haematoma, looking after Mrs D and Sophia I’ve not had many moments to stop and take stock. We are…

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Cherish the moment

17/06/2016

So this week has been a holiday week for us, a welcomed break for both Mrs D and myself.  Work has been busy and stressful for me and Mrs D has been very tired and also busy at work.  The weeks holiday promised to be something of adventure, good weather and forgetting about the monotony of the normal rat race!!! However the week started with tremendous rain and as I write this on the Friday its still pouring down, it…

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Bump Across the Nation

12/06/2016

As I go through this journey of fatherhood with all the other dads out there I noticed something quite amusing last weekend, something that I think is happening all the time, all around us, I’d just never noticed before!!  The man gut!!! The belly!! The bump!!! Out little haven where it’s actually easier to rest our child on it as support whilst carrying them. Last Sunday we’d gone out for lunch and then an ice cream, what a beautiful day…

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Keeping Fit Update PT3

10/06/2016

So Tuesday I headed out for the first run of the week, this had been my first time since last Wednesday!!  I had been in a good groove of 3 times a week and was building pace, rhythm and distance however I only manged the once last week due to one reason or another so I was wondering how I’d fare this morning.  As it turns out not that bad. The alarm went off and it wasn’t too bad, I had…

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