This week, I chatted with author David Caren about the latest edition of The Irish Dad’s Survival Guide to Pregnancy [& Beyond].
How does it feel to publish the third edition of The Irish Dad’s Survival Guide to Pregnancy [& Beyond]?
I am both proud and thrilled that The Irish Dad’s Survival Guide continues to be the go-to guide for Irish dads. When I think back to when the first edition was published, my kids were 2, 4 and 5. Now I have two teenage daughters chatting about subjects for the Leaving Certificate and a son who I’d be afraid to play rugby against!
What made you decide to write this book originally?
When I worked for a major bookseller I discovered there was very little for the dad-to-be on the shelves, particularly for Irish dads. New expectant mums would regularly come up to the counter and present a basket laden down with every imaginable pregnancy title. Before all the books were bagged up they would often enquire: do you have anything for himself?
If you could describe what it means to be a dad in five words what would they be?
Rewarding, fun, protective, lucky and surprising…Continue reading “Virtual Interview with David Caren”