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Evolution and babies: Fatherhood Part 6

One of the main concerns about having a baby, of course, is the fact that they’re so bloody useless. So unable to do anything for themselves that you, as parents, become subjugated to their every whim, burp, fart, cry and shitty nappy. For the most advanced species on the planet it doesn’t seem like a very efficient arrangement. And that’s because it’s not, but it hasn’t always been like this.

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Fatherhood, Life

Baking in Bathurst

Leaving Sydney was exhausting. The amount of last minute things to do seemed to multiply faster than we could attend to them. The unbelievably hot weather didn’t help either, but finally, we got there. And as I put the finishing touches to the roof rack and strapped on the surf board, I felt a rare little moment of peace. We’re ready.

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The First Scan: Fatherhood Part 5

An old man is lying in a hospital bed, talking about how all the big moments in life are behind him. Falling in love, getting married, having children and seeing them grow up. All the little things that go with these landmarks of life, all behind him. What does he have left to look forward to? Although it’s only a TV show, the thought is more than a little bit sad. I seem to be having a lot of these moments now, they’re coming thick and fast. It’s exciting, relentless.

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The Time Bomb. Fatherhood Part 1

The subject of children arose for the first time a couple of years ago. Erin brought it up. I’d say this is the way it happens in most cases. You’re happily getting on with your life, you’ve met, you’ve courted and moved in together. It’s worked out and you might be married.

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