Some dads experience postpartum depression after the birth of their child. Here’s what I did

Audrey strapped Sam into his car seat and covered him with a blue, cellular cotton blanket. I carried him from the hospital door to a waiting yellow jeep in the hospital car park.

“I’ve the car warmed up.” His newly-commissioned grandmother tapped the heating dial.

I was twelve driving lessons…

An expectant dad is better off preparing in advance of the delivery day rather than waiting until his partner’s waters break.

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A nurse pushed through the double doors and approached a grey-haired man sitting across the waiting room.

“Are you Tracey’s father?”…

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It’s not just James Patterson. After interviewing dozens of indie authors and content creators…

Start a newsletter is a great way of building a relationship with readers and earning more money as content creator

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Is a paid newsletter the answer for your content business?

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After abandoning journalism, I worked as a freelance copywriter, agency copywriter, and in-house copywriter in the technology industry for over ten years.

A copywriter is an excellent way of earning a living from writing, but it’s a particular skillset, unlike writing fiction, blog posts or freelance articles.

Junior copywriters can…

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