Sam Avery – Confessions of a Learner Parent

Stand-up comedian Sam Avery (aka, the Learner Parent) started his award-winning blog when his twin boys were born. A million nappies, Peppa Pig episodes and a lot less sleep later, he shares all the lows, highs and hilarious in-betweens of his experiences of first-time parenthood in this, his highly anticipated debut book. Sam’s honest, messy […]

A Dad’s birth story

Hope you don’t mind a birth story from a Dad. After several years of struggling to conceive, my wife, Lisa, and I succeeded first time with IVF and were enjoying a wonderful problem-free twin pregnancy. In week 28, a scan showed that one of our twins (‘Twin 2’) was not growing as fast as he […]


Twin Dad birth story. There are some moments in your life you never forget. Here is the story of how Lucy and Luke came into the world – as seen from Daddy’s eye’s. At around 6 months I’d been relegated to the sofa league as the “bed wasn’t big enough for the both of us”. This […]