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Thoughts on becoming a dad for the second time

Hello Again

It’s March already! Where has the time gone?! To say it’s been a busy year could be the understatement of the century. After Christmas, Wendy and I jetted off to … Continue reading

March 6, 2013 · 1 Comment

Becoming a Daughter’s Dad

We’re having a girl! We just found out last week that little “Zee” our 18 week old unborn baby is a girl. And knowing that makes me feel excited and … Continue reading

January 1, 2013 · 2 Comments

It’s a Girl!

After weeks of waiting and wondering, and after about a quintillion people asking us “do you know if you’re having a girl or a boy?” we finally found out at … Continue reading

December 28, 2012 · Leave a comment

Jozi Dad on Baby Expo

This week was The Baby Expo in Jozi. Baby expo is an exposition of all manner of goods and services aimed at parents of kids aged unborn to 6. Or … Continue reading

December 4, 2012 · 8 Comments

Gangnam Style Baby

Last week we visited Dr G for Wendy (and Zee’s) 13 week scan. Ordinarily a 90 minute wait (from appointment time) to see a Doctor would have me absolutely seething, … Continue reading

November 27, 2012 · Leave a comment

Legends of Boy or Girl

My blog last week and all the comments we get from friends and family got me thinking about just how many crazy “methods” there are for telling (for certain of … Continue reading

November 15, 2012 · 2 Comments

A Dad on Single Parenting

When Tom was 4, his mom and I split up, and I unexpectedly found myself a single dad. I had a middle management job in a large retail bank, and … Continue reading

November 13, 2012 · 1 Comment

Boy or Girl?

Even with Wendy now almost 11 weeks pregnant, we’re probably still two months away from knowing if our precious unborn Zee is a boy or a girl. Even then, we … Continue reading

November 12, 2012 · 4 Comments

Dudes to Dads (Cape Town Event) Ticket Give Away

Dudes to Dads, a Boys night out for Expectant Dads in Cape Town on 15th November How to win? Entering is Easy (competition closes midnight on Sunday11th November) Follow @jozidaddy on Twitter and … Continue reading

November 7, 2012 · Leave a comment

5 Things Men Should Know About Pregnancy

Although my son Tom is nearly 15, he only came into my life when he was about 3 months old. So although I’ve been a dad for years, I’ve never … Continue reading

November 7, 2012 · 1 Comment

9 Week Scan

At about 5 weeks pregnant and after some research we settled on a gynae and Wendy called to make an appointment for a first consultation with “Doctor G.” We were … Continue reading

October 31, 2012 · 1 Comment

Parental Pride

Last week, a colleague told me over breakfast about how his son had been selected as head of house – a senior position of responsibility in his final year of … Continue reading

October 23, 2012 · Leave a comment

Pregnancy Envy

I’ve been debating with myself all weekend whether I should write this blog or not, because it’s so difficult to verbalise how I feel about this…. Can a dad really … Continue reading

October 18, 2012 · 3 Comments

Man on Morning Sickness

Wendy (my gorgeous 7-week pregnant wife) has been suffering with morning sickness for 3 days solid. In the last couple of weeks her “morning” sickness has varied between morning nausea, … Continue reading

October 13, 2012 · 3 Comments

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