Keeley’s March Challenge #21

Did Becoming a Parent Change Me?

It certainly changed my life!

Alan AJ
3 min readMar 21, 2023

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Baby ultrasound scan from 2004
My eldest son’s first scan. Image provided by the author

Minutes after my first son was born, I was sitting in the hospital room holding him in my arms.

Then he opened his eyes and looked at me.

That’s when I felt a tremendous sense of responsibility.

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Alan AJ

Life stories and opinions with a touch of humour. Gen X widowed father of two in England. Former electronics engineer and programmer. Prev. 'Autistic Widower'.