Author Archive | Jason Mehmet

How to calm a baby with night terrors

Let’s get this straight from the get-go. ‘Night Terrors’ are not ‘Nightmares’, they are quite distinct, and until I had a child I didn’t realise that. Night terrors can occur in adults as well as children, although I have to say I don’t know any adults that have experienced it, my daughter has woken up […]

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Winter Walks

Nothing better than taking a walk through the local park in winter with your baby daughter and wife. You are all wrapped up, nice and warm, and baby daughter takes the stroll in her stride, walking pretty far for a 19 month old. The crisp air invigorates you and tells you that it is great […]

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How to get a baby to sleep through the night

Getting a newborn baby to sleep throughout the night is one of the major problems facing new parents. A baby demanding constant attention during the night leads to sleep deprivation, and sleep deprivation can have the same effect as being drunk. You wouldn’t look after a baby whilst drunk (would you??), so it is important […]

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The good things about being a father

I noticed, my last post on fatherhood concentrated on the fact that babies are hard work. Damn hard work. But like all hard work, it does bring rewards. ‘What rewards, fool?’ I hear you ask, agog with incredulum. Well, nothing can explain the feeling of the moments when your baby first laughs when you play […]

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Tips for a new father

A friend of mine is due to have a baby soon, and so asked me for tips on being a father, being as I have a 17 month old daughter. Now I’m not a childcare guru, but I thought I’d make a stab at some advice. This will by no means be an exhaustive post, […]

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