Tag Archives: 3-4 years

If Toddlers Could Text: Are we There Yet?

Newsflash. The latest entry in my funny text message series is pictured above. It’s all about toddler’s spending every second they are in the car asking questions around the ‘Are we there yet?’ theme. And it goes out to any parent who has undertaken a long car journey with a child aged between 3 and 6 in the last two years. You people are heroes. Heroes, I say. Until next time…

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Are parents subconsciously sexist?

It started with a kiss. Not really. This week, the Bubster’s pre-school gymnastics class began with a light-hearted warm-up that included running around in a circle. As the kids were jogging into each other, I noticed something rather interesting. Namely: that my son was the only boy in the class of 14 three and four-year-olds, making the session 93% female and 7% male.

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Playing golf with a toddler – the truth, the whole truth and nothing but the truth

My name is Father Hood and I have been playing golf with my toddler once a week for the past six-eight months. It’s an activity that I love for three reasons. First, we do some real dad-son bonding. Second, I tend to get some great material for my Instagram feed. Third, the deli sandwich Topgolf sells is DE-LIC-IOUS.

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Father Hood’s games for entertaining toddlers – Milk Capsule Tower Building

Games for entertaining toddlers: milk capsule tower building

Hello, parent friends. Your mission, should you choose to accept it, is to find a way of entertaining a tired and hungry toddler at the dinner table without spending any money, reaching for a sugary snack or powering up a screen. If not stimulated, this toddler will self-destruct in five seconds…

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Toilet training at night – what’s the plan?

Toilet training at night? That’s an easy one. You just whip your toddler’s nappy off, tell them that they need to get up if they feel the need to pee, and then go to sleep safe in the knowledge that absolutely none of your sheets, pillows, duvets or mattresses are going to get ruined in the next 6-10 hours. In case you can’t tell, I am being sarcastic. And here’s why…

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