Children, Family, Fatherhood, Parenting

Christmas Negotations

It's the most wonderful time of the year, where the negotiations begin, the parental bribing digs in and everyone telling you be of good cheer! So the festive time is upon us. The Christmas markets are decked (literally), the lights are all on in town (same ones for a decade), the department stores are rubbing… Continue reading Christmas Negotations

Childcare, Children, Family, Fatherhood, Parenting

Holibobs – A Guide for Parents

It's a bit late in the season to be talking about holidays, but with half-terms and Christmas on the horizon it might help. So our very first holiday with first born was not very far at all, it was little under 30miles down the road to a cottage.  To us this seemed like a good test… Continue reading Holibobs – A Guide for Parents

Childcare, Children, Education, Family, Fatherhood, Parenting

Nursery, School, Child Care Choices

All choices when raising children are difficult, none more so than who will look after your carefully crafted humans when your not around. The ramifications of these choices are huge as every day in life it's our job to guide these souls on their journey to life. We're not responsible for the choices they make… Continue reading Nursery, School, Child Care Choices

Children, Family, Fatherhood, Parenting

Dear Second Born (How Lucky You Are)

Hi Son, You're five months old and feel bad that this is the first message of your own. It's been a really mad five months and being totally honest with you whilst we had one-to-one time with your sister soaking it all in, taking hours of mindless videos and planning her every minute of the… Continue reading Dear Second Born (How Lucky You Are)

Children, Family, Fatherhood, Parenting

Sassy Threenager

It's been awhile since I posted.  So much has been happening of late that time is escaping me and if I'm honest procrastination levels are at maximum these days when I'm sitting in-front of a computer. On a sad not my Grandfather passed away recently and both my children (the boy is only four months)… Continue reading Sassy Threenager

Children, Family, Fatherhood, Parenting

Fathers Day as a Father

For years Fathers Day is the time to appreciate your Dad. To show appreciation for all the dogma Dad has been through raising you and any siblings. It's time to band together to make breakfast, buy a warm jumper or novelty mug and share a dinner and beer (once at legal drinking age).  It's quaint… Continue reading Fathers Day as a Father

Children, Family, Fatherhood, Parenting

The World Around you as a Dad (Right now Politics and Grenfell

My last post was something of a step change towards general Dad blogging and Dad issues, this is the same. I've always looked at the world and issues within it from a viewpoint that it can be made better, I haven't always contributed to achieve that.  As a father that hasn't changed but being a… Continue reading The World Around you as a Dad (Right now Politics and Grenfell