Last month after one hangover too many I took the decision that it was time for a break from alcohol. It’s now been just under a month and tomorrow marks the end of my detox so I thought it time to have a look at the results.
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Well that’s another week over with and I’m actually pretty glad to see the end of this one. I’m not really that keen on being busy and things have been far too hectic for my liking. From Robbie waking up with a temperature last Sunday things went downhill pretty fast.
Continue reading “Covid, birthdays and detoxes”
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!”
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”
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.
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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.
Continue reading “11 great indoor games to play with your toddler”
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 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.
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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”
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.
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Let’s face it, the last few weeks have been a little bit rough. Coronavirus has done so much more than just spread a lethal illness, it has completely wiped all toilet roll from the planet and destroyed our supplies of pasta which is a real issue for us all.
Continue reading “Boris Johnson, a new Dad”
The internet is full of advice and views on breastfeeding, though very few of these will have been written by a man, so I know this is risky!
Continue reading “Breastfeeding VS Fed is best- A Dad’s view”
New born babies are strange little things. For all the constant attention they crave and the panic and chaos they create, they do not actually do very much at all.
Continue reading “The diary of Dad, part 5”
Toddlers are funny things. They require constant attention and play just to keep their busy minds away from all their troubles in life (mainly teeth.)
Continue reading “21 great ways to entertain a toddler”
Take me home
The weather has never been a friend of mine. Each major event in my life has been met with with catastrophic natural conditions as though the God of weather is playing a lifelong practical joke on me.
Continue reading “The diary of Dad, part 3”
A not very brave new world
The world had changed. I was Dad. As I held the little man that I had a very small part in creating for the first time, I knew that life would never be the same again.
Continue reading “The diary of Dad- Part 2”
So we all remember that magical moment when you find out you are expecting your first child. The romance, the joy, that feeling of fulfilment.
Continue reading “The Diary Of Dad- The First Entry”