I’m not going to lie. When I applied to be The Sunday Times Style magazine’s Badly Dressed Man, I was hoping to be rejected on the basis of “already being pretty on-trend”.Read more
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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 Read more
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. Read more
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 Read more
Kipling probably wasn’t thinking about a day out at a country park with a 20-month-old when he began penning that poem about treating the twin imposters of triumph and disaster just the same, but he possibly should have been. I say this, because yesterday I went to a country park with my 20-month-old son and stared parenting success and failure in the face many, many times over. Read more
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… Read more
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 Read more
Last night, I posted the above picture on my Instagram. It’s a really nice snapshot that I presented on the social media site 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” Read more
I used to think I was a big fan with my wife’s shoulders. Then my son came along and raised the stakes. To say, he’s obsessed by this body part is an understatement. It’s a borderline addiction.