Stories Of A Dad At Christmas

The leaves have fallen, the nights are dark, the air is chilly. That means December is here, and I'm feeling festive! I thought I'd tell you a little bit about how we do Christmas in our house. As normal, December has crept up on us like a silent hurricane! We began our year with an …

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Happy Halloween!

It's October 31st already! The nights are drawing in, and a chilly winter is on the horizon.  Gauls, ghosts, zombies and witches roam the streets looking for.. Sweets! Not how your typical ghost story goes is it? But hey that's Halloween in 2016. We aren't all that big on Halloween in our house, partly because …

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What are you doing up?

"Oh sleep, I remember you my dear friend.." Those are words we have all uttered to ourselves as parents. Where many a night has gone by during the rollercoaster life of parenthood with next to no sleep. From night feeds, to fevers, from bad dreams, to good dreams. The variety of reasons your children keep …

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Little Olympians

So the 2016 summer Olympics in Rio are over, the athletes are home, the equipment placed in storage and the medals displayed. What a spectacular event and what an inspiration to every one who watched. I for one am now lost with what to watch on the television! Back in 2012 I worked at the …

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Help! My child is crying.

I am writing this piece as more of an observation than anything else.. Picture the scene... You're sat in your lounge watching the latest installment of your favourite television show or out on a thrilling trip to yet another play park, then all of a sudden from your kids location are the instantly recognisable tones …

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Fearless Independence

You've done the hard part, they say. They say "congratulations, now you can start enjoying your brand new baby". This may be true in the most part, for women more so than us guys. Mothers have a tough time of it during pregnancy, carrying a person inside you is something that only they will know. …

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