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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”

Parenting satire: toddler and grandparents successfully complete video call


A British couple have contacted Guinness World Records after witnessing their toddler and his grandparents carry out a five-minute video call in one, hitch-free session.

The successful communication, which is believed to be an intergenerational first, began around 6.45pm on Sunday evening, when Continue reading “Parenting satire: toddler and grandparents successfully complete video call”

If babies could text Vol VIII: what’s that?


Stop press! There’s a new favourite game in this house. That’s right, everyone. You can forget my son’s love affairs with “Bee Bee, Get The Bee”, sniffing bums and clapping above his head while shouting “Ruth”, because “What’s that?” has arrived.  Continue reading “If babies could text Vol VIII: what’s that?”

Dear Father Hood: is it okay for parents to take the easy option?


Me?! Taking the easy option! I can’t believe you have the nerve to ask this question. I’ve raised my child from his first breath to his latest meal, tackling his inability to sleep, overcoming Colic, breaking him into Continue reading “Dear Father Hood: is it okay for parents to take the easy option?”

The parenting site for the rest of us…


Mistakes. Advice. Tantrums. True stories. Nursery rhymes. Whether you’re a tired new parent or a perplexed soon-to-be mum or dad, Father-hood.co.uk is here to help (or at least make you laugh).

This exciting new blog is put together by award-winning writer and dad-of-one, Stuart Hood. It’s based around the mistakes he’s made as a parent, the questions he’s Googled since becoming a father, the things he’s doing to try and bond with his son, and the songs he’s made up while trying to rock his baby to sleep, and is designed to help put a smile back on your face whenever you’re feeling low, knackered or clueless.

If you want to get in touch with Stuart, email fatherhood.co.uk@gmail.com or send him a message on Facebook, Twitter or Instagram.