If you're a parent you probably have high expectations in your abilities. But you can't get it right all the time. This post is for the parents who are too hard on themselves.
6 Tips for the First Time Father
Becoming a father is the greatest privilege a man can experience. Feeling the warm delicate skin press against you for the first time is a humbling moment. And as you feel tiny laboured breathes and a small hand grasping around your finger, it’s a moving feeling to think “Wow, this little person came from me!...” … Continue reading 6 Tips for the First Time Father
Having a Bad Day…
It felt like we’d spent more than a life time's worth of visits to the accident and emergency unit this year. My eyes became heavy, and my head thumped from dehydration. Meanwhile my youngest, sat upright on my knee, watching over the waiting room like a sentinel, as she rested the back of her delicate … Continue reading Having a Bad Day…
Don’t Look Back
My youngest has become quite boisterous recently... Even when she was immobile you could see by the fire in her eyes she was going to be a handful, so when she finally figured out the mechanics behind crawling, there was no stopping her, she wants to go everywhere, including up the stairs. As a father … Continue reading Don’t Look Back
Better By The Day
My daughters are my motivation role models. I’ve had the pleasure of watching them lie on the floor crying in frustration at not being able to move, to working their way to being able to move so fast, you can't even take your eyes off them for a second in the event they take a … Continue reading Better By The Day
New Posts: December 2020
Thanks for reading perfectmanifesto.com, a blog dedicated to fatherhood, health and self-improvement. 2020 has now been and gone. Check out my post highlights for the last month of this year: The Magic Pill There are a lot of supplements out there that promise big results. This article shares some experiences of some of the worst … Continue reading New Posts: December 2020
How Busy Dads Can Balance Goals
Can you believe I've been a dad for three years. It only seems like yesterday I welcomed my first child into the world - I didn't have a clue what I was doing and had constant anxiety that everything small thing I did would have an impact on my child forever. One of the biggest … Continue reading How Busy Dads Can Balance Goals
Introducing My Free Guide to Survive “the New Normal”
Are you someone who has been sent to work from home during the coronavirus pandemic? How are you managing to balance the responsibilities of childcare with the demands of a job? My new guide “The New Normal”: Managing young kids while working from home in a crazy time… is something I wrote to support working … Continue reading Introducing My Free Guide to Survive “the New Normal”
Putting It All into Perspective…
Obtaining a fancy sounding job title will never beat the role of being a father. Having an abundance of wealth in your bank account doesn’t measure up to the love your family provide. A high social media follow count means nothing compared to the feeling of making real life, daily connections. Smashing personal bests in … Continue reading Putting It All into Perspective…
New Posts: July 2020
Thanks for reading perfectmanifesto.com, a blog dedicated to fatherhood, health and self-improvement. Check out some of the post highlights for July 2020: Does Your Child Have a Technology Addiction? Apps, games, and videos on devices are designed to keep you scrolling. It’s easier as an adult to recognise when it’s time to stop, but a … Continue reading New Posts: July 2020
Does Your Child Have a Technology Addiction?
Apps, games and videos on devices are designed to keep you scrolling. As an adult it’s easier for us to be more self-aware of how much time we are spending looking at our smartphones. But for a child they can struggle to recognise when it’s time to put the iPad down without adult intervention. Perhaps … Continue reading Does Your Child Have a Technology Addiction?
New Posts: June 2020
Thanks for reading perfectmanifesto.com, a blog dedicated to fatherhood, health and self-improvement. Check out some of the post highlights for June 2020: What is Your Mantra? All about how a personal mantra I look at everyday is used as an affirmation to help inspire and motivate me to get results. What is your mantra? >> … Continue reading New Posts: June 2020