Diary of a Desperate Dad: One Man's Guide to Family Life From 0 to 5
By: Sam Jackson
A fresh and funny guide to modern fatherhood.
Becoming a dad is a great privilege for any man, but it’s also a life-changing event. However prepared you think you are, think again. In this unpredictable world of troublesome car eats, hectic family holidays and toddler tantrums it helps to know you’re not alone.
If you’ve ever had to navigate the sleep-deprived haze of parenting, or are looking forward to being a dad for the first time, this book is for you.
In between teatime, bathtime and bedtime, clearing up sick, sleepless nights and unexpected outbursts from kids and adults alike, Sam Jackson brings the highs and lows of fatherhood to life with hilarious stories and insightful reflections on his own extensive – and hectic – experience as a dad of three young children.
With useful tips on manners and socialising, mealtime strategies, sibling rivalry, and the trials and tribulations of discipline, not to mention playing your part during pregnancy and birth, Diary of a Desperate Dad is essential reading for all fathers seeking a humorous and intelligent take on what it means to be a modern dad.