The Diary of Dad

Hi! I’m Steve and welcome to my blog about all things parenting. I am a 35 year old first time father to my beautiful little man, Robbie, who is now officially a crazy toddler. We live in Essex, UK, along with a very old and lazy cat named Star.

Along with my amazing wife Sarah, we battle every day to turn this little monster from a baby through to a fully functioning adult and this blog details that journey. The diary of Dad series focuses on my life as a Dad to the world’s cutest toddler (Opinions are my own.). The stories and emotions are real and told from the perspective of Dad. They are designed to make you smile, laugh and maybe even pity me a little.

You will also find a range of posts about Robbie’s favourite places to visit, toys and games. There are even some parenting gems ideal for those with babies or toddlers hidden amongst the rubble.

I just love writing and I’m always on the lookout for subjects Robbie and I can share with the world. If you have a product, business or anything else you would like to see in my blog just let us know. More detail can be found in the contact us page.

A toddler staring at a television screen

How much screen time is bad for toddlers?

I’m sure I’m not the only one spending a little more time at home these days. Since being banned from the world outside I have seen so many articles, advice and accounts of homeschooling activities.

Homemade play dough made using a simple recipe

How to make your own Play dough

A guide to making your own play dough using a simple recipe of household ingredients. Making play dough is a fun activity for kids and parents and this no tartare recipe is really easy to make.