Category: Advice

London with kids: Natural History Museum at South Kensington

Father-Hood’s guide to the best things to do with your kids in London continues with our review of the Natural History Museum at South Kensington. Continue reading “London with kids: Natural History Museum at South Kensington”

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Can you tell me everything I need to know about brushing a kid’s teeth?

Personally, I can tell you diddly squat about brushing a kid’s teeth. Happily, however, I know man who can tell you everything you need to know plus a little bit more. His name is Dr Mark Hughes. He is an award-winning dental surgeon. He is the founder and lead clinician at Harley Street Dental Studio. And when I met him at Continue reading “Can you tell me everything I need to know about brushing a kid’s teeth?”

Another ace game for entertaining toddlers at the dinner table

As the aboveΒ picture shows, even with the help of television, entertaining toddlers at the dinner table is a real challenge. Especially when they are bored or tired. Or bored and tired. Or bored, tired and in one of those moods when they appear to be hell-bent on making your life as difficult as possible.Β  Continue reading “Another ace game for entertaining toddlers at the dinner table”

London with kids: Emirates Air Line Cable Car

Father-Hood.co.uk’s guide to the best things to do with your kids in London continues with our review of the Emirates Air Line Cable Car.

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When is my kid going to start walking?

First thing’s first. The age your baby is when he or she starts walking is not a competition, so there’s absolutely no need to worry if they seem slightly slow to get off the mark. Although, that said, my son began staggering around the house at 10 months, so if your little one has passed that landmark, then Continue reading “When is my kid going to start walking?”

How much do children cost?

Boy did you pick the right week to ask this question. I say this because I’ve just looked and Tesco has a sale on. I’m kidding. I actually say it because, after reading this article on soaring nursery fees, I’ve been doing quite a lot research into the cost of raising a child. Continue reading “How much do children cost?”

What are the best websites for dads?

Mumsnet. Netmums. Mother & Baby. Coming up with a list of great websites that are predominantly aimed at supporting mums is easy. But what about websites for dads? Where can parents with a Y chromosome go to find peer advice, some much needed escapism or a virtual hug? Continue reading “What are the best websites for dads?”