The Father-Hood.co.uk Fireman Sam quiz

I love Fireman Sam and I heart quizzes, so it was only a matter of time before these two worlds collided. That coming together occurred today and I’m excited to reveal that the result of this crash is the first ever Father-Hood.co.uk Fireman Sam quiz. Continue reading “The Father-Hood.co.uk Fireman Sam quiz”

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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”

Dear Father Hood: are baby classes important?

Full disclosure right up front: my wife and I are big fans of baby classes. Or to put it another way (that kind of resembles Craig David’s 7 Days), my son does Tumble Tots on Monday, goes to singing class on Tuesday, loves Continue reading “Dear Father Hood: are baby classes important?”

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”

Dear Father Hood: toilet training – why does my son give himself erections and pee everywhere?

It has now been nine days since my son began his toilet training adventure. In this week and a bit, there have been highs (magnificently communicated and then implemented poo at the local airport), there have been lows (the state of cubicle my son had to attempt to do his business in at the Hollywood Bowl, East Finchley) and there have been a number of screams from mummy over the following two things. Continue reading “Dear Father Hood: toilet training – why does my son give himself erections and pee everywhere?”

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”

Dear Father Hood: is my kid ready for toilet training?

Never mind whether your kid is ready for toilet training – are you ready for it? I ask, because the moment you begin toilet training is the moment you unleash an unforgiving world made up of urine, poo, stress, soiled sofas, bottom wiping and a complicated manoeuvre involving Continue reading “Dear Father Hood: is my kid ready for toilet training?”

The new YouTube series every parent is talking about

Some mums and dads are whispering about Father-Hood and the Bubster’s new YouTube series. Others are talking at an acceptable volume about it. While yet more are bellowing our names from the rooftops. Continue reading “The new YouTube series every parent is talking about”

The Ultimate PAW Patrol catchphrase quiz

Hello parents and welcome to first day of the rest of your life. In celebration of the fact my son has dumped Fireman Sam and embarked on a torrid love affair with Ryder and his team of pups, I’ve spent the last few days putting together the ultimate PAW Patrol quiz. Continue reading “The Ultimate PAW Patrol catchphrase quiz”

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”