Being a Father

A father and son enjoying time together.

A father and son enjoying time together.

Three years in. Two children, the younger being just over one year old. Lessons learned? Yes. More to learn? Certainly.

On Fathers’ day (in UK and US; in Germany it was back in May), when I started this post, many newspapers were carrying articles about Fatherhood. They covered topics such as not missing too much of your children’s youth (Times), changes to fatherhood in our generation compared to our parents generation (Times and Telegraph), various articles about Fathers’ day presents, and numerous of other ‘Father’ related articles. Given the topic’s current broad coverage, I thought I’d begin to reflect on the last three years, and share my views.

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