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The pros and cons of quitting your job and becoming a freelance parent

 

Friends, Romans, countrymen, if you’re reading this article, then you have probably been there. And by “there”, I mean sitting at your desk, looking out of the window (or at the wall, if your office doesn’t have any windows) and thinking, ‘Stuff this, I’ve had enough. It’s time to hand in my notice, go freelance, spend more time with my family and generally live the dream.’

But is quitting your job and becoming a freelance parent really the land of milk and honey that mums and dads with a boss they hate/commute from hell/brilliant idea for a company/desire to work from home/dream of retiring before the age of 134 think it is? Continue reading “The pros and cons of quitting your job and becoming a freelance parent”

Parents! There’s an ‘I’ in routine and it’s really important

Guess who had one of those eureka moments tonight? Too slow, the answer is me, Father-Hood. It came around 47 minutes ago and it has made all my struggles to get my son to sleep in his own cot suddenly seem so simple. Continue reading “Parents! There’s an ‘I’ in routine and it’s really important”

Time for our pretwoeymoon

It’s all been a bit quiet on Father-Hood.co.uk lately. This is partly because I’ve suddenly had loads of real work to do – cash, cash, whoop, whoop, can pay the mortgage, can pay the mortgage – and partly because my wife and I have been prepping for our pretwoeymoon family holiday to Dubai. Continue reading “Time for our pretwoeymoon”

11 questions parents ask when watching Fireman Sam

When he hears that fire alarm, Sam is always cool and calm. If you’re stuck, give him a shout. He’ll be there to help you out. So move aside make way, for Fireman Sam. ‘Cause he’s gonna save the day, Fireman Sam! Continue reading “11 questions parents ask when watching Fireman Sam”

When should my kid start sports classes?

Oh hello there fellow parent. Looking to create the next Tiger Woods, David Beckham or Roger Federer, are you? Of course you are. I mean, have you seen how many millions they each earned this year? Wowsers. If those figures aren’t a reason to get your kid into sports classes as soon as possible, I am not sure what is. Continue reading “When should my kid start sports classes?”

New nursery rhyme: Mummy Daddy

Hello mummies, hello daddies, how are you today? Okay, now we’ve got the pleasantries over and done with, I’m going to get straight to the point. Which is: I’ve written another 100% brilliant and totally new nursery rhyme. This one can be crooned to the tune of the ‘Hokey Cokey’ and it’s Continue reading “New nursery rhyme: Mummy Daddy”