Wife Wears Pants

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On getting some exercise

Today I finally managed to get some exercise. Now I know people say that having children is exercise enough but when you’re used to doing some sort of sporting activity then you do miss...

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On a day out in the woods

I’m often proud of my daughter, yesterday was no exception, I gave her the options of a trip into town to get some lunch, a walk in the “big garden with the huge glasshouse”...

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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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Potty training – reset

So I have previously posted on our experiences with potty training and how it’s been a long and tortuous road. We are still on that road and recently had to “reset”. The reset I...

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The glory of a Friday night takeaway….

Aaahh….the takeaway, a treat or maybe even a staple of parents everywhere (particularly those with babies or toddlers). One of my regrets about leaving London, there aren’t many, is missing the delicious variety of...

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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 doing the catering.

The first time I became primary carer was in March this year (2017), we had just returned from our wedding in New Zealand (my wife is a Kiwi) and I only had Galla to...

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On Potty training…..aaarrrgghhh!

Where do we start?…. Well I started looking at Pinterest and found a load of these sort of pages: The idea that you can potty train your child in three days is bollocks. Of...

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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...