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Will I Need a Dad Mobile?

Life is about to step up a gear as Sarah and I welcome a little baby into our home. How things will be different I am yet to learn but in the words of Sam Cooke ‘a change is gonna come’. I know at…
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Pregnancy: 20 weeks in

So there we were sat in the waiting room to go in for our next scan and it was manic in there. I’d never seen so many people waiting to be seen. It was like A and E on a Friday night but with a few …
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We are having a baby girl (I hope)

We couldn’t wait to find out if we are having a baby boy or a baby girl. We know it’s a baby, we have got that far. We have thinking about nursery ideas since day one and the colour scheme…
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Goodbye Spare Room Hello Nursery

Goodbye Spare Room, Hello Nursery

I suppose there comes a time in any parents life when the spare room (once known as the dumping ground for all that stuff you were going to sell, or the room mates stayed in after a night out) needs t…
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About Me

Martin McIver The Dad Notebook


Hi, I’m Martin and I’m about to be a dad. I’m going to be responsible for a little person. I get to teach them all of my bad habits and answer all the questions they have (even if I don’t know the answer). It’s going to be an experience for both of us. Stay tuned and follow me on social media to see how this journey pans out.

It's happening. Kids are imminent. ARE YOU READY?

Make sure you have everything and read these need-to-know tips and useful info. It should help you avoid a breakdown. 

Baby Ahoy!!

What have I left myself in for? It’s a baby! And it’s on it’s way!!!

Researching Having a Baby

You need to prepare yourself for this. Where can you find all of the information you need?

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