Dear Father Hood: got any tips for surviving rainy days?

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Ah yes, rain. Enemy of mums and dads worldwide. If it’s hot and dry, we can take off a few layers and go outside. If it’s cold and dry, we can add on a few layers and go outside. But rain is a different story. It’s wet. And wet leaves parents with two options: Continue reading “Dear Father Hood: got any tips for surviving rainy days?”

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I fought the law and the law won

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This morning, I received the above email from Facebook’s incredibly empathetic advertising team. In case you can’t tell, when I said “incredibly empathetic” I was being sarcastic. Over the last 24 hours, I’ve been attempting to discover why the world’s largest social network has banned me from promoting my content on its site. Continue reading “I fought the law and the law won”

Toddler selects appropriate outfit when given chance to dress herself

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A British toddler has shocked her parents by dressing herself in an outfit that was not totally and utterly ridiculous.

The bizarre incident took place at Rod and Tina Copthorne’s home in Cornwall last Saturday morning. “During breakfast, our threenager Olivia began whining about wanting to Continue reading “Toddler selects appropriate outfit when given chance to dress herself”

The pain of being the less popular parent

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I wrote the below on my Instagram this morning. It’s a bit of a rant, but it seemed to resonate with some other mums and dads, so I figured it was worth posting on the site. Hope you all enjoy it and take something from it. Continue reading “The pain of being the less popular parent”

Parent accepts child is to blame for incident at soft play

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Workers at a popular soft play establishment are being offered specialist help after they were not forced to step in and resolve a disagreement between two parents.

Onlookers were expecting to see a classic Saturday morning barney when Continue reading “Parent accepts child is to blame for incident at soft play”

Dad manages to make his wife and son happy at the same time

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A British father has shocked the world by managing to make his wife and son happy at the same time.

The stay at home dad from Nottingham, who asked not to be named for fear of other fathers bombarding him with Facebook messages titled ‘Please, please, please, tell me your secret’, Continue reading “Dad manages to make his wife and son happy at the same time”

Celebrity mother under fire for not showing off toned stomach within eight weeks of giving birth

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A celebrity mum has been accused of lifting the pressure on normal mothers, after she failed to Instagram an image of her tight and toned tummy within two months of giving birth.

“It’s disgraceful,” blasted an apoplectic A-lister. “What kind of Continue reading “Celebrity mother under fire for not showing off toned stomach within eight weeks of giving birth”