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Inside Dad: the struggles of a new dad in a pandemic
16 minutes | May 1, 2020
Episode 6: After The Fall
It's easy to doubt everything you feel when you don't feel you're being perfect, especially in lockdown. In episode 6, Inside Dad talks about a moment that made him realise that no matter how low you can feel and how terrible a job you've convinced yourself you're doing, you will come through and that's what makes you great.
23 minutes | Apr 27, 2020
Episode 5: The New Noise
In episode 5, Inside Dad talks about the importance of telling your story and sharing it for the good of yourself and others so they can tell theirs. We're all struggling in the pandemic so keep sharing your gift. I also talk about how the world outside is changing and how it compares to how your child changes, the new noises they make and bottle warmers. All the important things!
22 minutes | Apr 21, 2020
Episode 4: A Shameless (Ear)Plug
Episode 4 looks at what can be done if your newborn's crying really gets to you. We talk about earplugs and the surprisingly negative feeling towards them when it comes to dealing with your baby's crying (safely) online. I also give an emotional shout out to one of the Inside Dad listeners, who's a true inspiration...
19 minutes | Apr 18, 2020
Episode 3: What the f*ck is sleep?
One of the trickiest aspects of a newborn is dealing with sleep. We need it, it's that simple. Whether you're staying at home full-time or you're working (from home or on the front line), you need to try and get as much shut eye as you can for your own mental health as well as that of your newborn and their mother. Episode 3 is all about sleep as well as the usual funny little anecdotes that come with being a new dad...
13 minutes | Apr 17, 2020
Episode 2: Beating Frustration
Being a new dad was always going to be a frustrating thing; the inconsistent sleep, the random, piercing cries, the lack of any logic whatsoever...add a pandemic where you can barely leave the house and see your family and mates and you can double it. This short episode is about admitting you're frustrated and how to best get past it including some personal tips and tricks on how to be the best dad you can be while you're out of the room. You can do it dads.
26 minutes | Apr 15, 2020
Episode 1: The First Day
In episode 1 of Inside Dad, we get to know each other a little better, talk about the first day I became a father on the first day of lockdown, feelings and struggles since then and how you can find help and ways to talk.
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