Being a parent isn’t easy. It requires you to work 365 days a year. With no holidays, no sick days and zero salaries. There’s no training scheme to teach you how to do it. There’s no appraisal or reward system to let you know whether you’re doing a good job or not. You’re just expected to… Read More Transferable Skills Of A Stay-At-Home Dad
Toys are taking over my house. Well, since Christmas they have anyway. We have so many unplayed with toys that we got the girls for Christmas, I honestly don’t know what to do with them. I hate to admit it but we got them to many presents. Does that make me sound like The Grinch?… Read More More Toys Equals Less Play | Our Big Toy Clear Out.
She might just be on to something here. Threenagers are getting a lot of bad press lately, rightly so in some cases. Believe me, I live with one. It’s the terrible twos combined with the newfound vocabulary a Three-year-old has. Mine is incredibly demanding and prone to loud outbursts of crying if she doesn’t get… Read More Lessons My Threenager is Teaching Me About Life.
Back in July last year, I wrote a post about some of the funny reasons Olivia tantrums. ‘Living With A Drama Queen Toddler’. In the post, I talked about some of the laughable things which caused Olivia to have a meltdown. We’re talking things like; she wantes to take her clothes off because she’s warm but… Read More From Drama Queen To Diva
Let’s face it, Christmas just isn’t Christmas without your kids around. Sure, grown-up Christmases probably involve a lot more booze, the excitement and anticipation of children on Christmas morning brings so much more magical to the most wonderful time of year. I would probably say that our Christmas was exactly that. Until Robyn steals Olivia’s… Read More How We Survived Christmas With Two Toddlers. Ft. My Christmas Round-Up.
Almost every toy that I remember playing with as a kid seemed better than a lot of the stuff that’s available today. This includes the array of simply awesome toys we all circled in the Argos catalogue when making our Christmas list for Santa. Whereas nowadays, kids today aren’t happy unless they have the latest phone… Read More Older Toys That Prove Christmas Used To Be Way Better
I didn’t really have any goals or ambitions for 2017. I thought It was just going to be one of those years where nothing happens. How wrong I was. It’s been a rollercoaster of a year, and that’s putting it mildly. We’ve seen Rachel being promoted and working in a new school. Plus, the formation… Read More 2017 Round Up | What A Year It’s Been.
Panto just IS Christmas. Oh no, it isn’t! To get us well and truly into the spirit of Christmas we decided to take the girls to the pantomime and where better to take them than Leeds City Varieties Music Hall. This years performance was Aladdin – The Rock ‘N’ Roll Panto. It’s the story of… Read More Getting Into The Christmas Spirit | Going To See Aladdin – The Rock ‘N’ Roll Panto
As the old saying goes, time flies when you’re having fun. How the time has flown by since I started DadtasticVoyage six months ago and embarked on my crazy blogging adventure. The name DadtasitcVoyage existed as an Instagram, Twitter account for around six months before that, just never as a written blog or website. However, I… Read More Dadtastic Voyage | My First Six Months Of Being A Dad Blogger.
Life just seems to be one big rush at the moment. With juggling kids, dogs, work and everything else in-between, it’s been all work and no play for a quite a while now, and unfortunately, Olivia and Robyn have been getting the rubbish end of the stick. All I can say is, thank god for CBeebies and… Read More Lotherton Hall | 12 Days Of Christmas Woodland Walk, Ft. Meet the Penguins