THE HIGHS AND LOWS OF 3 DADS AS THEY TAKE ON THE WEIGHT OF BEING A 9 MONTH PREGNANT MOM FOR ONE MONTH
DAD OF ONE
I feel like the morning after a rugby match. I have aches in my back and sore shoulders. I certainly didn’t expect this after only one afternoon wearing the pregnancy suit. My whole body is adjusting to my new portly physique. Real pregnancy is a gradual process rather than being thrown right into the deep …
DAD OF ONE
It’s stupid, brilliant, daft, and pointless, maybe I should just buy flowers.
DAD OF TWO
How hard can it be?
An hour ago I thought this whole bonkers idea would be more embarrassing than physically tough. I imagined life would continue pretty much as normal bar the weird looks and confused questioning by the public. I naively thought I would continue my usual routine of running a couple of times a week and biking or …
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. . . . . . .WHY?
What started as a meeting about improving The Book of Moms, a personalised book that celebrates anyones and everyones mom, became something very different. Somewhere in the meeting the name Anna Jarvis came up as the women that trademarked the name ‘Mother’s day’, who intended Mother’s day as a yearly event to honour Mom.
How could the 3 men (all in their mid 40’s) honour their moms and the memory of Anna Jarvis at the same time, in a way that will be tough, and meaningful? What if we became pregnant? Or as near as possible. A thought became an idea which turned into an dare, and now there’s no going back.