Taking The Sides Off Toddler L’s Cot Bed

Last night saw another landmark in the life of Toddler L. It may not be up there with the more ‘glamorous’ milestones such as crawling, walking or talking, but I think it’s significant nonetheless. As given away by the title of the post, yesterday I removed the sides from Toddler L’s cot bed. Dun dun dunnnn! […]

10 More Ridiculous Reasons Why My Toddler Had A Tantrum

A few months ago, I wrote a post about Toddler L’s tantrums. In the imaginatively named 15 ridiculous reasons why my toddler had a tantrum, I explored some of the laughable situations which caused the sprog to have a shit fit. We’re talking things like me confiscating the tampons she’d found in the bathroom or the time I […]

Review: Smart Men’s Flowers – Flower Delivery Made Simple

With Valentine’s Day just around the corner, my thoughts have turned to that age old dilemma of what to buy the missus. As we’re just about to hit our 11th year together, it’s hardly surprising that I ran out of ideas of what to get her for birthdays, Christmases and Valentine’s Days a number of […]

Raising A Middle-Class Toddler Who’s Posher Than Me

It struck me the other day that I’m raising a middle-class toddler. This is by no means a bad thing – it’s just a surprising thing. Don’t worry, I don’t intend to analyse the different contextual meanings of the word “class”, discuss what measurements define different social classes or argue that the three-tier class system […]

Review: Live And On-Demand Sport Via Eurosport Player

One of the biggest changes to my life since becoming a dad is the lack of control I have over my own TV. That’s right – my own bloody TV. In the past, I used to watch anything and everything I wanted. My weekends often comprised of back-to-back football games – it wasn’t uncommon to watch […]