I've been a mama for just over 8 weeks now and it has been full of smiles, tears, boobs, poop, hugs and love. We have so many memories with our baby girl already and I thought I would share a few. Everyone knows parenting isn't perfect, despite the lovely photos we all post on Instagram, … Continue reading Mum Fail! | Meet the Crockers
It was my birthday yesterday so I took another week off work to spend more time with the family. Today, Amber is 4 weeks old which has gone incredibaly fast. she has started to become a lot more alert and seems to recognise our faces. She is also getting into a solid feeding routine and … Continue reading Parenting in Public | Meet the Crockers
I can honestly say I don't think the time has ever gone faster than it has this past two weeks. For those who don't know I'm currently taking paternity leave from my job to spent time with my newborn daughter Amber May. My time off work is now coming to an end and I will, … Continue reading End of the line | Meet The Crockers
It's been little over a week now since I last wrote anything on my blog. I wanted to spend every possible moment with my little family and take some time to reflect on the events that have recently changed my life. I would be lying if I said that the last 7 days have been … Continue reading Becoming a Father | The Bearded Dads survival Guide.
I am writing this blog for my own entertainment as much as I am yours. Yesterday was the day; the day Emma was due to be induced and the day we both thought would be the day we have been waiting for for nine months. Unfortunately things haven't exactly gone to plan and we are … Continue reading My first night in a hospital | The Bearded Dads Survival Guide
We have spent the whole weekend waiting for baby and all weekend doing all the things people say work to encourage labour. Emma has now had two sweeps and still no sign of our daughter. Yesterday we went on a longer walk than usual to the local park with Opie. We haven't been there before … Continue reading Waiting for a baby to land | The Bearded Dads Survival Guide
Opie has been selected as one of a new team of pooches to become a brand rep for Belles Bites and Dog Accessories, a company devoted to making tasty treats and beautiful accessories for dogs everywhere. Along with this I have been given a unique discount code that my followers can use to grab a … Continue reading Opie: One of the many new faces of Belles Bites and Dog Accessories. | The Bearded Dads Survival Guide
As we have just over 2 weeks until our due date, I've been frantically trying to make sure everything is ready for Baby Girl's Arrival. Mostly tidying and organising the nursery and packing my hospital bag. I've finally finished packing it, aside from one thing that's being delivered tomorrow so I thought I'd share … Continue reading *Guest Post* Emma’s Hospital Bag
It's getting very close to the point where soon I will be able to join the ranks of proud dads that fill my Instagram feed daily. It seems strange that for the past several months I have been at a loose end with content as there has been really very little for me to do … Continue reading The Hospital bag| The Bearded Dad’s Survival Guide.
My blog has been silent for the past couple of weeks due to my motivation for everything dropping to zero. Work has been keeping me very busy and I have found that being back on nights has really hit me hard in terms of how I feel. I have been constantly tired and found that … Continue reading Breaking the Silence