Taking Care Of Yourself After Having A Baby

I see plenty of advice saying that mums need to remember to look after themselves during the postpartum period. But what about us dads? Now, I’m not for one minute suggesting that mums don’t need to take care of themselves or that dads have had it as tough as mums. Anatomy means that they’ve either […]

‘Cause I’m On Top Of The (Vuelio Dad Blogging) World, ‘Ey

Despite identifying as a blogger and the fact that you’re reading this on a blog, I very rarely write about blogging things. I’m going to make an exception with this post though because I have some exciting news – well, for me at least. Media monitoring experts Vuelio released their top 10 UK Dad Blogger […]

6 Things To Do With Kids On Holiday In Helsinki

Having visited the Nordic Countries of Iceland, Norway, Sweden and Denmark on previous holidays, it was only a matter of time before we ticked off Finland. This happened over the weekend as we headed to Helsinki for a couple of days to explore what the city offered for families with young kids. Since becoming parents, […]

5 Things That Annoy Me About Disneyland Paris

We’ve recently returned from our second family trip to Disneyland Paris. We first went in March 2017, then randomly decided to book a last minute trip again in May 2018 – I’m pretty sure this had something to do with the missus realising she was nearly half way through maternity leave and the need to […]

Review: Water Babies Swimming Lessons Chapter 11

Boom! And just like that, we’ve finished Chapter 11 of Water Babies. It’s been fun, it’s been challenging, it’s been wet and it’s been emotional. Prior to starting the next chapter though, I wanted to take a moment to reflect on and review Chapter 11. The last Water Babies review I wrote was actually this […]

Celebrating The Alternative Baby And Toddler Milestones

Their first week. Their first smile. The first time they sit up. Their first taste of food. Their first tooth. The first time they crawl. Their first birthday. Life with a little one is full of milestones. That first year will see your baby go from a small, wrinkly thing that does nothing but feed, […]

My Top Fears And Worries As A New Parent

Generally, I wouldn’t class myself as a worrier. Sure, there have been things throughout my life that I’ve worried about, but I’ve always tried to take the approach of ‘what’s the point of stressing over something if I can’t do anything about it?’. Since becoming a parent though, I definitely worry more than I used […]

Finding Out What’s In Baby And Toddler Snacks

It’s common knowledge that certain foods aren’t great for us – it doesn’t take a genius to understand that ice-cream, chocolate or fizzy drinks are full of sugar and should only be eaten in moderation (sorry to break it to you if you didn’t…). But what about other foods? Those that we perceive to be good […]