Kids are brilliant. They are funny. They learn rapidly. They have great personalities. They mispronounce words. They chase pigeons. And they can make your day with a sound or a smile. BUT… there is a flip side. And that flip side is… Continue reading “The Father-Hood.co.uk Midweek List: 5 instant parental mood boosters”
Last night, I posted the above picture on my Instagram. It’s a really nice snapshot that I presented alongside the following caption.
“A football class in St Albans, a birthday party in Twickenham, a catch up with friends and a river walk all achieved within a day. Up yours, London traffic. #dadblog #london #weekend #familyfun #twickenham #stalbans #whichway #fatherandson #dadandson #boats #river #ducks” Continue reading “Social media parenting: a picture paints 1,000 words, but not all of them are truthful”
Ah yes, rain. Enemy of mums and dads worldwide. If it’s hot and dry, we can take off a few layers and go outside. If it’s cold and dry, we can add on a few layers and go outside. But rain is a different story. It’s wet. And wet leaves parents with two options: Continue reading “Dear Father Hood: got any tips for surviving rainy days?”
I wrote the below on my Instagram this morning. It’s a bit of a rant, but it seemed to resonate with some other mums and dads, so I figured it was worth posting on the site. Hope you all enjoy it and take something from it. Continue reading “The pain of being the less popular parent”
Yes, I am. I mean, there’s all the SEO stuff to think about. And then I wonder if I am using the right Twitter hashtags. And then I worry about whether I should be doing more memes or GIFs. And then… wait, you want me to talk about parenting rather than blogging, don’t you? Continue reading “Dear Father Hood: are you ever worried that you’re doing it wrong?”
Guess who’s back? Back from Spain. Father Hood’s back, tell a friend. That’s right, folks. After seven glorious days of sand, sea, strops and sunburn, the Hood clan has jetted home from Tenerife to face the music. And when I say music, I mean Continue reading “The 9 most important things I learned from taking our 18-month-old on holiday”