The objective of this book is to provide an experience of a newly expecting father as he has the expectation of being able to fulfill his duties, he quickly realizes that to bring a child into this world is going to be the hardest thing he has ever done, but one of the most rewarding. The focus is on his experiences of raising his child through the first year of her life. It provides an overview of his life before children, then starts to proceed with the experiences of child birth and finally ends with his rewards of having this child. Although there are many books which write about the birth, preparation, and teaching of the parents about best practices for raising their children, this book brings more insight to the father as to what he can expect and a little humor at possibly a tough time in his life. Its intention was to bring out the highlights of the birthing experience and lighten the mood for expecting fathers who are nervous and do not know exactly what they might be getting themselves into. Hopefully this book will provide some humor in a trying time and even though meant for men, women it may help you better understand where your man is in the thought process.
If you are trying to get a handle on what life will throw at you and now you have been given a twist in your relationship because your wife has presented to you that you will soon become a father, you will not want to start in this new experience without some guidance and direction. This insightful piece of work provides soon to be father’s with a better understanding of what they can expect from the beginning of the pregnancy up to the first year of the child’s life. This is not meant to be a physiological, doctoral, philosophical, or proven way of raising children. In fact, it the complete opposite, it is to provide humor, laughter, and insight as to ones experience you could face, but will open your eyes to what you could expect before, during, or after the birth of your child. Do not be fooled at what you can expect, your life will never be the same once you have children. What you once knew as free time, kicking back with the guys and being the man of the house will soon change. After children, you will lose all of your free time, and being with the guys only exists when the wives want to get together for a play date with the children. As for being man of the house, the children roost the coop so to speak. Guys, your life is about to change, maybe you will be ready and maybe you won’t, but no matter what, you can always work at getting prepared. This book will provide you some insight and possible solutions to your future situations you may face.
He started his exploration into parenting blind and without understanding of what he was about to face. Because of this, he decided to share these experiences with other fathers to help provide them with a sense of light hearted stories of how he has conquered these changes in his life.