Children, Family, Fatherhood, Parenting

Solo-Parenting

Parenting is a wonderful journey (queue vomiting). The realities are quite different from the views you might see in parenting books and Instagram. Parenting as a couple is the ideal choice to share the weight of responsibility in guiding your brood through the walk of life, until they're old enough to take their own missteps.… Continue reading Solo-Parenting

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Children, Family, Fatherhood, Parenting

Parenting MKII (Two Month Review)

Our daughter has had it rough.  As parents we were thrown into the deep-end and struggled big time.  The countless number of books (Mum read not me), NCT classes and advice of wonderful parents never covered the spectrum but offered bite-sized advice for acute issues that when accumulated and became too much. Across previous blogs… Continue reading Parenting MKII (Two Month Review)

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Punishing the Kids = Punishment for Parents (Cause and Effect)

Having previously posted (rambled on) some of the pain points experienced to date, from trying to follow the example perfect "digital" parents to suffering the backlash of our discipline coming back to bite us in the ass, this weekend I intended to have a post full of the joys of parenting.  The computer says.... Ehhh-Errr...… Continue reading Punishing the Kids = Punishment for Parents (Cause and Effect)

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Parenting First / Life Later

I have written a post on how procrastination has etched into life and taken up huge chunks of time instead of achieving better.  There is another factor to losing time and that is the "Later" attitude to life. As a Father it's been my dedication to spend every moment with the children.  As each were born I… Continue reading Parenting First / Life Later

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Digital Panic

Everyday comes panic.  Panic might be an extremity however it feels the right word as only today I detoxed digitally to try break this cycle. The blog post I wrote today touched on just how being thirty and a father has stunted my career, yet it veered into a part of daily life that I… Continue reading Digital Panic

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Career after 30 with Kids to Boot

After you hit the big thirty comes the daunting realisation time is slipping and waiting in the wings are the twenty year olds who have the passion to go harder whilst you want to go home.  If you have hit the big thirty and find yourself with children then shit gets more real. Disclaimer Firstly… Continue reading Career after 30 with Kids to Boot

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Raising a Daughter (It’s Changed Me)

When our first born arrived we didn't know if it would be a girl or a boy.  After nine months of pondering between boy or girl I certainly wondered how to go about raising a girl knowing my family is male dominated, having two younger brothers (lord knows how my Mum coped).  The pull towards… Continue reading Raising a Daughter (It’s Changed Me)