I sent a tweet out at the end of last week about an article I’d read on whether parents have become over relent on Calpol a ‘cure-all’? I enjoyed the interaction I had with this tweet and thought a lot about some of the comments I had on it. So I thought I’d share some of my thoughts… Read More Calpol | The ‘Cure-all’ Medicine
Dear Rachel, This post is for you Thank you for what you do, and who you are. Thank you for all you do for our little family. Thank you for putting others before yourself. Thank you for the sacrifices you have made to make sure our family had a bright future. You went through 9 months… Read More You Had Me At Hello | An Open Letter To My Wife.
With the return of Stranger Things and Halloween right around the corner, it’s the perfect time for a marathon of television frights. With that in mind, here are the best TV episodes to watch when you’re looking for a truly chilling scare. Buffy the Vampire Slayer, “Hush” The best horror is often not about what is said, but… Read More The Most Terrifying TV Episodes to Watch This Halloween
These scary movies (that aren’t too scary) will set the Halloween mood for the entire family. In no particular order; The Addams Family Halloween is a great reason to introduce your older kids to this creepy classic. Moody tweens will love Wednesday and Pugsley, and parents will get to soak up legends like Anjelica Huston and Christopher… Read More Scary Films (That Aren’t Too Scary) For the Entire Family.
Being a stay-at-home dad is far from easy. More often than not, unless you have a very good idea what you’re doing, it can be quite chaotic and incredibly stressful. The thing to remember is that you need to stay in control to make the most of your time. Having this mindset will leave you… Read More Life Hacks For Any Stay-At-Home Parent.
I’m a big fan of watching TV. I probably shouldn’t as it sets a bad example. I tend to have it on as background noise during the day, then properly watch something when the munchkins nap. I’ve got through quite a few box sets and shows over the last couple of years. Something I’d not be able… Read More My Top 10 Binge-worthy TV shows. Ft No Spoilers
Now for those who follow my Instagram page will know that I am a regular visitor to Ikea and consider myself an expert at navigating the twists and turns of the never ending maze of sofas, kitchens and the dreaded Market place. However… For the novices out there an innocent visit to Ikea could seriously… Read More A couples guide on how to survive a trip to Ikea.
Bedtime for us has always been a really important time. It’s the time of day we all come together to relax before bed and enjoy a good book. No matter what the stresses the day has brought us, bedtime stories time is a few moments of complete calm where nothing else matters and it’s all… Read More Our Top 5 favourite bedtime stories
I had a massive wake-up call this morning: maybe the way I dress isn’t doing anything for me. I have become one of those parents who dresses for comfort and practicality over style. I have stopped consciously dressing, and instead, gone into ‘just put stuff on’ mode, which isn’t good. The start of my epiphany moment… Read More Dad dress | How my wardrobe changed after having kids
Life just seems to be one big rush at the moment. With juggling kids, dogs, work and the launch of a new business venture, 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,… Read More National Railway Museum, Ft Olivia and Robyn’s first train journey.