A Clichéd Pregnancy Announcement – We’re Having A Second!

Yup, you’ve read that correctly. We have some exciting news – the missus is pregnant! That can only mean one thing – a clichéd pregnancy announcement…although I’m not sure how clichéd it can be without photos of us making a heart on the missus’ belly with our hands, lining different sized shoes up or posing with […]

Deciding What To Do With Toddler L’s Crap Artwork

Parenting is all about making difficult choices. Some of these are pretty critical to the future of your kid – do they go to private nursery or the nursery at school, for instance. Other decisions may not appear as important, but they still have the capacity to screw your kid up for good. Take my […]

13 Things You’ll Inadvertently Do When On Holiday Without Kids

The missus and I have just returned from a short holiday to Hamburg. Although going on European city breaks is nothing new for us, there was one big difference this time – we went as a couple and left Toddler L with her grandparents. From recollection, this is only the second time in her nearly […]

Starting Potty Training & Toddler L’s Week 1 Update

Back in May, I wrote a post about how Toddler L wasn’t yet potty about toilet training – I know, genius title, you don’t need to lavish me with praise. Well, fast forward two short months, and she’s now not only ready for potty training, but is actually already a week into her journey. In a […]

Review: Amazon Fire 7 Tablet And Amazon Appstore

As a family that uses a significant amount of tech, it’s surprising that tablets rarely get used in our house. We actually have two and have gone through spells of using them, but they soon fall out of favour for whatever reason. But now that Toddler L is getting older, I’m a lot more open […]

Huevos Rancheros Spicy Mexican Brunch Recipe

For me, a weekend brunch is one of my favourite meals. Sure, breakfast, dinner and tea – yes, I’m Northern – rightly have their place as the three main meals, but they can all be very meh and samey. Enter brunch, the rebellious, black sheep of mealtimes. Brunch allows you to mix things up, eat […]

The Negatives Of Technology When Parenting In The Digital Age

The other day, I wrote a post about how I think technology can help when it comes to parenting. You can have a full read of the post here, but for those too lazy to click, I basically said that you have loads of information at your fingertips, it helps give you ideas (recipes, messy […]

Having A Kickabout With The SSE Wildcats Girls’ Football Team

Never has women’s football been so popular. The FA Women’s Super League continues to go from strength to strength, England’s women are putting the men to shame on the internationals stage and the stars of the women’s game – Karen Carney, Toni Duggan, Ellen White, Fara Williams etc – are increasingly high profile. As a […]