As parents we’ll never forget it, as a baby Sonny will never remember it, but this was a huge day for us as a family that we’ll look back on with fond memories for many years.
It’s easy to forget sometimes, but some of the smallest things in my life are the the biggest and most exciting things that have ever happened to my 12-week-old son. Like today’s trip to the park, for example, when he looked happier and more excited than I’ve ever seen him before…
A lovely addition to our family garden and packs down small enough to take on almost every adventure, the Grand Trunk Double Parachute hammock is an absolute bargain for outdoorsy families.
We may not be doing the most important job, but that doesn’t mean dads don’t need a break every now and again too. I’ve found that sneaking out of the house from time to time helps keep me sane, refreshed and even more motivated to be the best dad I can be when I get home.
Trying to fit work commitments around the demands of supporting a new family is probably the biggest challenge I’ve faced in my life, but I’m still loving every second.
How my first ever summit became my son’s first summit, on a trip down memory lane above the Calder Valley.
Spring sunshine, wild flowers, nesting birds and a sleeping baby = perfect Bank Holiday family stroll.
How will our dog cope with the new arrival in our lives? And what are we already doing to make the transition work?
How a snowy weekend break in North Yorkshire helped banish the winter blues…
So, we’re having a baby! First we were shocked, then we were terrified, then we were happy – and now we’ve never been so excited…