11 signs that your man is ready to become a dad

Are you ready to be a dad?

by Catriona Watson |

When Prince Harry admitted he’d love to have kids it sent the press into a state of wild excitement and had broody women everywhere deeply jealous of Meghan Markle.

Sadly, unlike the enlightened royal, not all men are able to identify when it’s time to take the plunge into parenthood.

When is the right time to have the ‘Should we have a baby’ discussion?

If your partner is procrastinating about procreation here are a few signs that he’s ready, whether he likes it or not.

11 signs your man is ready to become a dad:

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1) He has developed an interest in DIY

It’s a bit like a male version of nesting but involves a lot more power tools. And dust. His urge to knock down a wall stems from a subconscious desire to create an open plan kitchen-living space in which he can cook a pasta bake AND keep an eye on a small child.

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