Review: A Family Holiday To Hemsby Beach Holiday Park, Norfolk

Back in August, we were invited to spend a long weekend at Richardson’s Hemsby Beach Holiday Park. Located a few miles away from Great Yarmouth in Norfolk, they’ve recently invested in new accommodation, an improved entertainment complex and other onsite activities to entertain the whole family. So, on the Friday morning, we packed up and […]

Renovate Or Relocate: The Challenge Of A Growing Family

One of the things I’ve realised since having kids is just how much space they take up. Granted, at around 100cm tall and 15kg in weight, they don’t occupy that much physical space, it’s more the plethora of things they accumulate which is the trouble. Well, with our house about to burst thanks to the […]

Review: A Family Holiday At The Valley, Cornwall

During Easter half-term, we were invited down to Cornwall to stay at The Valley in exchange for a blog review. The Valley is a five-star Visit England Gold self-catering holiday village at Carnon Downs, which consists of 46 luxury cottages nestled in thirteen acres of gardens and woodland. With promises of being family-friendly, dog-friendly and […]

Review: Yale Sync Smart Home Alarm Family Kit (IA-320)

If there’s one thing that gets me excited, it’s smart home technology. As a thirty-something, home-owning, tech-savvy dad, that’s probably not too surprising! Over the last few years – and thanks largely to this blog – I’ve been able to get up close and personal with a fair number of smart home solutions geared at […]

The Challenges Of Getting A Child To Sleep At Night

Parents often talk about the newborn and baby days being the worst when it comes to sleep. I totally agree with that, but because little is said about issues with sleep when the kids get older, there’s an unspoken assumption that all is fine. Well, I can tell you that this assumption is wrong! The […]

20 Things I’ve Learnt As A School Run Dad During The First Term

L has just completed her first term in Reception. By association, that means I’ve just completed my first term as a school run dad. Although getting her from A to B on time is nothing new for me, the school run and being in the school playground is an entirely different beast. I’ve actually found […]