10 Things I’ve Learnt Since Becoming a Dad

June 9, 2017Advice, Lifestyle, Parenting, Real life, Uncategorised

Becoming a parent is a life-changing moment for anyone and it’s a time where you really start to learn more about yourself and just what you’re capable of under immense pressure… and lack of sleep. We know you can never prepare for the changes in your life a new arrival brings, but we decided to ask a few of our favourite Daddy’s and our Facebook followers what they learned after having a baby. So if you know a Daddy-to-be, share this with him for some honest advice.


1. “When raspberries and peek-a-boo doesn’t work … it’s time to find mummy!” Alex, Facebook Fan

2. “Before becoming a Dad, I simply had no idea what true sleep deprivation was. Now I know. The constant and relentlessness of parenting is like nothing else; combine that with minimal sleep and you soon discover what it means to be a parent.” –Al, Dad Network 

3. “Your own baby’s poo is nothing to be scared of!” – Graeme, Facebook Fan

4. “When you become a Dad it’s amazing how quickly you realise you’re like you’re own Dad! I keep finding myself saying things to my little boy my Dad used to say to me when I was little… CRINGE!” – Rob, My 1st Years

5. “Never raise your child above your head as if they are Simba…. vomit on a bald head is never a good look!” Robbie, Facebook Fan




6. “Sleep is for the weak!” – Jonny Sitton, My 1st years

7. “Patience … It can be very easy to lose and so hard to find … but when you have it, keep hold of it, because it means so much to those around you.” –  Rob, Facebook Fan

8. “There’s no such thing as too much coffee or too many wipes” – Lee, Dad Download

9. “The art of pinning 2 arms and 2 legs down so you can change a nappy on a very wriggly baby!!” Dave, Facebook Fan

10. “Don’t have any more children!” – Jamie, Facebook Fan