For those of you who have followed this blog for quite a while, you might remember I used to write a weekly blog. I very creatively called it ‘Isablog’. I stopped as I didn’t feel I always had enough time to write a decent post every single week. Well now it’s back. Although instead of it being called ‘Isablog’ I’m going with ‘Dad Diaries’. Unbearably sexy title, I know! What Is ‘Dad Diaries’ Going to be About? Well I’m glad you’re so interested. Basically this is just going to be a more casual, reflective blog that I’ll be writing summing…

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When it comes to going away as a family, we kind of like to do things a little bit randomly. Did we have any particular reason for choosing the small town of Lynton on the coast of the Exmoor National Park? Not really. But the Lynton Cottage Apartment stood out to us, and if where you’re staying is great, then you’re off to a good start. The Hotel On the first day of arrival, we didn’t really do all that much. In fairness, it took me bloody long enough lugging three cases, around four bags and a high chair up…

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I’ve title this “My Week as a Stay-at-Home Dad” but what it really should be called is “My Single Week of Doing All the Stuff That My Wife Has Done for the Past 8 Months But With Added Moaning” but I felt that would be a slightly long winded title.

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As you may already know with this blog, I like to keep things honest. So I’m going to start things off by saying this week started with me struggling. This isn’t the first time since considering myself clear of postnatal depression that I’ve struggled, and I know that it won’t be the last. Depression is a massive part of my life, and it’s always going to be there; I think at this point, it’s just a fact. I’m not going to go too heavy into details about why I might have struggled, but suffice it to say, that I very…

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I have no idea what leap six is, but apparently Isabelle is currently going through it.

Rachel really likes to use this thing called The Wonders Weeks. It’s not something I’ve really looked at too much, and it does cost you £1.99, but thus far it has been a very valuable tool in predicting when Isabelle will be going through leaps. And as such, a lot of her normal patterns, especially the night ones, will be disrupted.

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