Book Review: The Good, The Dad and The Ugly, Trials of Fatherhood by Brian Viner

Mums get all the attention when a baby comes into the world. So do dads get a raw deal?

By Rebecca Hay
Wednesday, 29th May 2013, 2:00 pm

After all they have to play their part too in bringing children up. Southport born journalist Brian Viner decided the time was right to spills his outlook on fatherhood as his three fled the nest.

The result is a hilarious insight and one which will have dads (and mums) nodding from chapter to chapter. Viner addresses the reasons for picking a good name for your baby. After all naming your child Bart on a whim will have repercussions for the rest of the baby’s life!

Viner entertains with tales of changing nappies, his children’s first day at school and his take on a visit to Blackpool Illuminations.

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All parents make mistakes, but Viner helps those of us still suffering from sleepless nights to take stock and smile at it all. A book to keep you sane!

The Good, The Dad and The Ugly, Trials of Fatherhood by Brian Viner, published by Simon and Schuster, £7.99, www.simonandschuster.co.uk