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Waiting For God...knows

[2am] 'Brittney, WAKE UP!' 'ugh, What?' 'It’s happening, it’s happened, it’s it! It’s finally it! Isnt’ it? Isn’t it it? It is it...

Breathe It In

I’ve written about it before, no doubt very wittily, but that was during those first few months of James’ life, when everything was a...

In Sickness and...In Sickness

Brittney and I have been married now, legally, for 4 years. I didn’t actually say during our vows that I would love her in sickness and...

Christmas with The Cranks

True to form this post will belatedly deal with our first Christmas with a baby. It’s only taken me this long to write it because just...

Absentee Dad

As I sit down to write this post, I realise (5 days late) that my son has just turned 11 weeks’ old. Brittney too failed to notice this...

The First Fortnite

I’ve never played the gaming phenomenon Fortnite. But I’ve seen some of today’s ‘youth’ playing it and it seems an apt comparison to the...

Labor (part 2)

MATTHEW! I SAID STAND BY THE HEAD WHEN IT’S HAPPENING! I AM STANDING BY THE HEAD!? MY HEAD YOU IDIOT, NOT HIS HEAD, MINE! OHHHHH. WOW...

Labor (part 1)

Is the penis down? Uh what? Is this the best time to be asking that? I’m not sure, I mean it usually is, it just sort of hangs that way...

It's the final countdown....part one?!?

In my aforementioned zoom call with my fellow Floridads-to-be, one of our number asked a hilarious (albeit pertinent) question: Wilbur:...

Information Overloadad

Post 5: Information overloadad For me, one of the most eye-opening and at times pretty unhelpful things during this pregnancy journey has...

Conversations with Floridads

Editor’s note: all persons, conversations and recreations in this blog post are entirely accurate. Any and all similarities to real life...

the calm before the storm

What the fuck do you mean ‘the storm?’ His arrival isn’t a storm, don’t equate the birth of our first child to a Hurricane you Scottish...

Before he arrives - seeking advice

‘What’s the best parent-to-be advice you can give me?’ ‘The mother to be is always right. Give her what she wants when she wants no...

The Beginnings

an introduction ‘He’s going to pee on my face isn’t he?’ ‘What?’ ‘Our son, he’s definitely going to pee on my face’ ‘That’s your first...

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