Category: Observations

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Feeling the love

Community A few weeks ago I read the following post from top Dad blogger Nige Higgins; “Where Has The Blog Love Gone?” He was talking about what a lovely community the blogging world was,...

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Wow, what a year!

Happy New Year everybody! I’ve just about drawn breath from the festive season. Ours was a bit fraught at times but also good fun spending quality time with all my girls. In the lead...

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In praise of working mums

When was the last time you really appreciated your wife or partner? When I tell people what I do I keep getting asked “How are you getting on?” This is usually said with some...

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Sleep training with baby no.2

When Galla was born both me and my wife were really keen to get her into a good sleep routine.  I was the stricter parent when it came to her waking up during the...

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On having nothing to say.

I’ve fallen into that trap that I always told myself would never happen. In polite company I have nothing else to talk about apart from my children. I gave up my office job in...

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On having one of those days

We’ve all had them haven’t we, one of those parenting days when if it’s not your children tag teaming you, its other things around them going wrong. I’m probably being unfair to Georgie, she’s...

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On the species known as “the teenager”

Now the advantage (or disadvantage as the case may be) of being a bit late to this parenting game is that the majority of our friends have older children and are always on hand...

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On how people react to a stay-at-home Dad

“He’s going to find it really hard, the poor man” When I first told my parents that we were planning this lifestyle change they had a very genuine concern that I would be giving...