My wife and I just hit our fifteen year wedding anniversary (and seventeen years together), which prompted me to reflect on our shared journey. Fifteen years sounds like a long time but in a lot of ways it feels like the blink of an eye.
It has been...
This post has been in the back of my mind for a while….
I've had many conversations on sexism and feminism, and one question that I've noticed often comes up (when having conversations with other men) is "what about holding a door open for a woman?...
Last night I went to the Men's Circle run by Andy Clubley-Moore. I'll admit that I was a little apprehensive about going for a number of reasons (one of which is my general preference towards mixed groups).
We kicked off with a cuppa and a chat, and...
word of the year
I really thought we'd meet you. With the three successful pregnancies that preceded the first miscarriage, I really thought that this time things would be ok. Yes, I know probability doesn't work like that. But still, I felt that we...
Thanks to my wife, we discovered Hand in Hand Parenting a while back and did their starter class. This proved to be a great thing and precipitated some pretty big changes that have improved our family life. Hand in Hand gives a set of tools for pa...
Note: this post was written a couple of years ago (before I even had a blog to publish to!)...
Picture this: We're away camping and I'm stood in the middle of a field with a cup of coffee in my hand while my 4 year old daughter is sat on a composting...
the little things
I love how immensely passionate you get about things
I love your strong sense of injustice
I love your belief in the good in people
I love you for keeping me honest
I love you for your desire to make the world a better place
I love you...
Dear child that I never got to meet.
The smiles I will never see, the hugs I will never have.
1 in 5 pregnancies results in miscarriage. Yet no-one talks about it.
Most common in the first three months. Which is the point where no-one...
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In my professional life I have found that blogging/speaking etc are great ways to make yourself work something out. The process of working out how to articulate something helps to me...