Month: May 2012

Word up, Dylan!

I’ve written a fair bit about Dylan’s apparent reluctance to speak, so I thought I’d provide an update on how he’s doing. I’m relieved to report that he now has a few words under his belt; not the word explosion that people often mention, but a few of them nonetheless. As they’re rather random – …

Sad: no dads in the MADs

Regular readers of Diary of the Dad may remember that I was lucky enough to win one of the categories at the MAD Blog Awards last year. I remain delighted and stunned in equal measure that people not only read my bewildered musings about parenthood, but also that they were kind enough to vote for …

The youth of today…

A man diving into a lake.

It’s finally happened; I’m coming out with the kind of line widely associated with old people. Jokingly, of course, but that’s the first step. You know the kind of remark, usually something relating to ‘the youth of today’ and there being a general lack of respect for their elders. Now I know this is a bit …