Tagged: parenting


The Versatile Blogger Award

OK here goes. I was trying to avoid this, but I guess I can’t get away with it now that two of my lovely blogging friends have nominated me. Actually, I am really pleased...


Great books for girls

There are loads of great books out there.  For the purposes of this post I’m interested in finding books which give a positive image for girls. Fairytales My wife and I can put our...


Nice guys don’t always make great Dads

I’m being deliberately provocative here I know. I’ll explain myself shortly. Just recently I’ve been having a few issues with Galla. She’s not been feeling 100% with a cold so already isn’t in the...

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Flying with children.

Don’t do it. The End. Actually flying with children doesn’t have to be the nightmare you might have envisaged. For my family it is a fact of life. My wife is a Kiwi and...


Coping with a poorly baby

Just recently little Georgie has not been well. Nothing major, just a yo-yoing temperature, snotty nose and generally feeling under the weather. Consequently, we’ve had a few nights of broken sleep. We were up...

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No accidents!

Today we had all poos and wees on the potty. First accident free day. Look out for my new best seller “How to potty train your daughter in nine months”.


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...


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...


Classes – Baby Sensory

My wife took a year off with Galla and living in London there were loads of different classes and groups she could take her to. I had to do quite a bit of research...