Monday is the big day. The tiny little monster that we created will be celebrating his 2nd birthday and we can’t wait to make it as special as we can for him.Continue reading “Back to reality – It’s birthday time!”
Don’t be fooled by the picture, this post really is not all about Robbie. Today is MY day and this post is all about me!Continue reading “Today’s the day”
I’m still working on convincing Robbie of the importance of football. Though many would argue that there are far more important life skills to be teaching a one year old boy, my focus on prioritising such aspects has always been a little off key.Continue reading “Guest Post – Oli Harris”
It’s a pretty big week for me. Though it may seem that very little is actually happening, I have two major landmarks in my life this week.Continue reading “From yesterday, to tomorrow”
A couple of weeks I created a post that I thoroughly enjoyed writing. I was looking back and reflecting on all of the changes in Robbie since isolation began and how much I was looking forward to showing him off to friends and family.Continue reading “Don’t be offended, it’s just writer’s block”
A few of you may have noticed that this poor little blog has been rather neglected recently. It’s been around three weeks since I last posted but there has been a very good reason for that… Nothing had happened.
There is always such excitement when a friend or family member has a new baby. It is often the case that people want to bring gifts to meet the new arrival and these post looks at how to get presents that the parents really want.
We’ve all been there, those uncontrollable moments of sheer rage coming from our usually cute little angels. Often caused by something completely trivial met with the kind of reaction you may expect having told them they will never eat chocolate again.Continue reading “Parenting tips on controlling a toddler tantrum”
It may feel like we have been trapped indoors forever, but it has only been a few weeks. Our little man has already grown out of a few of his toys and the pressure is on for us to keep him entertained until the world opens up again.
About a year ago I found myself in a desperate position. Things at work had taken a serious turn for the worse and I found myself in a position where I felt I had no choice but to find a new career.Continue reading “What makes me proud?”
It’s been a pretty quiet week for us. Not in the sense of decibel levels which have been through the roof with Robbie’s constant screaming and shouting, more in the sense that nothing much has really happened.Continue reading “Who wants cookies?”
I’m not sure who created this idea or where it come from but I love it. A simple concept among UK bloggers to share a little happiness in some pretty tough times for us all.Continue reading “My isolation silver linings”
I have never been a religious man. That is not to say I do not believe in some greater power, I just have no idea what it is. Today though, we have seen a miracle on Good Friday right inside our own home.Continue reading “An Easter Miracle”
Those that have read my earlier posts will realise that I began my career as Dad being a clueless intern. I’m now a little better and though I am not expecting any Father of the year awards quite yet, I’m certainly not the worst.Continue reading “15 things I wish I knew before becoming a Dad”
This may disappoint a few drawn in by the headline but sadly this is not a tribute to the fantastic Alanis Morissette. It is instead a crazy celebration of the irony that this wonderful Tuesday has in store for us.Continue reading “Isn’t it ironic?”
We woke up feeling a little bit crafty this morning and not in a sneaky way! Of course, Easter is just around the corner so we decided to make Robbie his own little Easter basket for the big day.
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.Continue reading “How much screen time is bad for toddlers?”
I’ve always had a strange relationship with social media. Until very recently I had refused to use it for many years yet recent personal and global changes have found me spending almost all of my time flicking between the different sites.Continue reading “Social media, let’s be kind”
In case you haven’t noticed by now, the world has gone a little bit crazy. Widespread panic and sky high stacks of toilet rolls have become the norm but somehow, I seem to have avoided most of it.Continue reading “What A Week!”