Children, Education, Family, Fatherhood, Parenting

Dad’s Log – 18th April

It's star date 47634.44 and the good-ship Dadding is continuing on uncharted. Last week was as they all are full-on.  It was a mixture of work followed by a glorious long-weekend. Time with the kids is really limited these days.  I feel it a lot. Packing up time from the office is generally around 6pm, there's… Continue reading Dad’s Log – 18th April

Family, Fatherhood, Parenting

Dad’s Log – 2nd April

In an effort to blog more I'm going to produce a weekly parenting review. In this review we'll look at the high's and low's and hopefully improve the quality of output both in parenting terms and creative terms. In the last week it must be said I've been a distant Dad at best. It's Easter… Continue reading Dad’s Log – 2nd April

Children, Family, Fatherhood, Parenting


This fella looks nothing like me, we do however share the same pose.  Of late I've been perched on my desk like this an awful lot.  This is a small violins post, so treat it as such.  I am thankful for all I have and hugely positive for the future, this is snapshot of really… Continue reading Redundancy

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)