I think we need more active posters. Topics can be set up but don’t get a reply for days. I guess the challenge there is attracting more. I think the podcast helps, maybe promoting on sites like mumsnet and other parenting forums could help?
Yup this is a normal question that all have have/should now ask, it certainly wasn’t directed towards you. I always find it a bit odd they ask when the sad is present though, and a very good point, why do we not get asked!
Slightly delicate subject for some, but I’m 34 have two wonderful kids with no intention of having more. I am thinking of getting ‘the snip’. Have any dads gone for it, did it hurt? Is extra marital activities still decent? Will I be like the unsullied from Game of Thrones??
Steven Osman replied to the topic Things They Didn’t Warn You About Before Becoming A Dad in the forum The DadsNet Forum 1 year, 7 months ago
As a dad and with a 2 year old and 2 month old I think what surprised me was not having that full rush of undying love at day one, or during the first couple of months. I found the first stage was just establishing routine and keeping making sure our new addition is well fed, clothed and has attention. I found when they start interacting, and…[Read more]
My wife and I tended to have one night out each a week (mine was usually the pub, whereas she went to cinema). We also tried to do a date night once a month as naturally it’s important to ensure you give your relationship attention.
This has got a bit more difficult/irregular now we have a second who is under two months so trying to get a new r…[Read more]