Obviously, dads old and new are inherently proud of their progeny (rapscallion or otherwise) — but according to new research, siring some offspring has the unexpected effect of making men feel good about themselves, too.
Mums and dads have been trying to crack the Da Vinci code of baby sleep for eons; so anything that seems to work for one (not matter how dubious) is worth a go — especially if it takes just 15 seconds – and a single word.
While it’s been proved that dads are just as susceptible to postpartum depression, it’s not all doom-and-gloom for fatherhood; in fact, there are, apparently, quite a number of (surprising) perks to becoming a parent – for men, that is.
According to findings of a new study by The Institute For Public Policy Research, full-time working fathers, on average, out-earn their childless counterparts by a fifth – receiving a 22 per cent wage ‘bonus’. And, the study shows this figure rises by another 9% among men with more than one child. Continue reading