Young Wife Old Husband, I'm Tired

Young Wife Old Husband, I'm Tired

My wife is 14-years younger than me or I am 14-years older than her.

So with her age difference and then new kids on top of that you are going to need to be brought back to life or even resurrected ;-)

So depending on what kind of guy you are you might be lacking in energy or be fine. I am writing this post on the basis that you are a typical older dad - TIRED!

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Checking Out Prams

Checking Out Prams

The first thing to be said here is the only other people looking at this stuff are in their late twenties … maybe YOUNGER than my eldest son!

So let's get to it.

A young guy asks us if we need help. I reply yes can you show us how this pram comes apart and changes? His reply, NO it’s too complicated to put back together.

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Week 25 The Baby is Kicking

Week 25 The Baby is Kicking

The thrill is thrilling. It makes me feel engaged, alive and as excited as any first father. There is more. The passing of life makes you realise that life is too fast. You never feel it is too fast when it is passing but looking back in older age you realise it then. Suddenly the babies are all almost 30-years old. Its a speed that has no real measure.

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Having a New Family When You’ve Had a New Family

Having a New Family When You’ve Had a New Family

It’s hard to describe how I feel having a new baby at 56-years of age. I feel elated, happy and have that feeling you have when having a new family. I keep seeing moments and situations and scenarios on my mind approaching but from a different more experienced perspective.

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12 Weeks Pregnant How I Feel

12 Weeks Pregnant How I Feel

Today is the 12-week scan since the implantation. It’s 3D so we never had that when I had my first son 30-years earlier. This is the scan that tells you everything is going to be fine. They measure fingers, toes the lot. I can’t wait.

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IVF Older Father ...

IVF Older Father ...

IVF for an older dad, where do I start.

My wife is 14-years younger than me (I AM A CLICHE).

The first date we went on in London i 2010 she asked me if I would ever want another child? I replied saying yes.

She didn’t know I had had a vasectomy in 1998 but I always felt I wanted more children. I’ll tell you more about that in another post.

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Becoming a father in your 50s

Becoming a father in your 50s

Becoming a father in your 50s does raise a lot of internal questions especially this one.

Would I live long enough to see the child grow into an adult?

Here is what I felt.

I know a guy my age that had never seen, heard or met his father. My own wife’s father died suddenly when she was just 17-years old. A friend of mine had lost his father when he was just 7-years old. I could go on. Even my own dad first met his father when he was 19 years of age.

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