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12 Things Parents Never Get Round To Doing

Time moves at warp speed when you’re running on three hours sleep a night. I know this, because the moment our son arrived in this world was also the moment I joined the band of disorganised parents who never manage to find the time do anything that isn’t absolutely crucial to the survival of Continue reading “12 Things Parents Never Get Round To Doing”

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16 hilarious parenting memes

Hands up if you like a good meme! I’m hoping you’ve all thrust your arms skywards, because this week’s Father-Hood.co.uk Midweek list features the 16 most raw, realistic and side-splitting parenting memes I’ve created since Continue reading “16 hilarious parenting memes”

11 things I’ve learned during my first two weeks of toilet training

It has now been a little more than two weeks since my son embarked on his toilet training journey. And you know what they say: time flies when you spend every waking moment worrying about a tiny person emptying the contents of their bowels or bladder all over Continue reading “11 things I’ve learned during my first two weeks of toilet training”

11 hilarious baby conversations immortalised as text messages

Kids say the funniest things. Like “lellow” instead of yellow. “Footsie” instead of foot. “Helilopler” instead of helicopter. And “cheese” instead of Continue reading “11 hilarious baby conversations immortalised as text messages”

9 reasons parenting is the same as playing golf

Confession time. For the last three days, instead of slaving over a hot potty, I have been up in Scotland visiting family and getting my golf on at The 147th Open Championship. And while I’ve missed my wife and the Bubster like crazy, I’ve enjoyed the opportunity to catch up with my dad’s latest news, recharge my batteries and work out that parenting and playing golf are pretty much the same thing. Continue reading “9 reasons parenting is the same as playing golf”

5 slightly creepy things all parents do

Inspiration can strike at bizarre times. Like when you are sniffing your child’s backside at the side of a swimming pool in Ibiza on a sunny Friday afternoon, for example. There I was doing our standard 3pm poo check, when it hit me: as a parent, you end up doing loads of things that are actually pretty creepy when you sit down and think about it. Continue reading “5 slightly creepy things all parents do”

5 things I learned at my first baby rave

Rhythm is a dancer. It’s a source of passion. You can find it anywhere. Or you could in your late teens and early 20s, anyway. Now you’re a parent hunting down somewhere to show off your best moves is a little more challenging. It is not impossible, however. And I know this because my wife and I recently took the bubster to our first baby rave. Continue reading “5 things I learned at my first baby rave”

6 things I learned at DadCon

Pa Patrol assemble! Last Saturday, in the heart of London, The Dadsnet held its fourth DadCon. It was an action-packed day featuring 100 dads, expert-led workshops, a stand-up gig, four freaky looking mannequins and some beer tasting. Continue reading “6 things I learned at DadCon”

4 reasons dads don’t talk about mental health

Today is International Fathers’ Mental Health Day, and to mark this important occasion esteemed academics, clinicians and dads’ mental health activists are sharing posts, videos, blogs, articles and semi-naked photographs in a Continue reading “4 reasons dads don’t talk about mental health”

5 reasons parents love talking about not getting enough sleep

Due to a combination of my toddler skipping his afternoon nap, waking through the night, co-sleeping between the hours of 2am and 4am and getting up ridiculously early, I’m knackered. Pooped. Shattered. Worn out. Negatively, this has somewhat reduced my productivity. Positively, it has enabled me to spend the whole day talking about not getting enough sleep. Continue reading “5 reasons parents love talking about not getting enough sleep”