Tag: fatherhood

12 Things Parents Never Get Round To Doing

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 Continue reading “12 Things Parents Never Get Round To Doing”

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5 things I learned at my first baby rave

Rhythm is a dancer. It’s a source of passion. You can find it anywhere. Or you could in your late teens and early 20s, anyway. Now you’re a parent hunting down somewhere to show off your best moves is a little more challenging. It is not impossible, however. And I know this because my wife and I recently took the bubster to our first baby rave. Continue reading “5 things I learned at my first baby rave”

6 things I learned at DadCon

Pa Patrol assemble! Last Saturday, in the heart of London, The Dadsnet held its fourth DadCon. It was an action-packed day featuring 100 dads, expert-led workshops, a stand-up gig, four freaky looking mannequins and some beer tasting. Continue reading “6 things I learned at DadCon”

London with kids – is visiting Hamleys a good idea?

Picture the scene. You’re in London with your kids. You’ve checked the guidebooks, ridden the Eye, visited the Aquarium and the Zoo, and now your find yourself gorging on M&M’s in Leicester Square. You consult your phone and discover that with a swift walk you can be at world famous toy store Hamleys in 10 minutes. Do you do it? Do you? Do you? Do you? Continue reading “London with kids – is visiting Hamleys a good idea?”

10 things that get my goat

No, your eyes are not deceiving you. After a break of nearly four months, the infamous Father-Hood.co.uk midweek list franchise is indeed back. OMG, how exciting! This must mean that Father Hood has thought of more hilarious listicles to add to his side splitting back catalogue that includes 17 things I do more since becoming a parent, 9 things that make parents scream and 13 things I’ve learned about baby clothes. Continue reading “10 things that get my goat”

The fine line between parenting success and failure

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Walking the fine line between parenting success and failure

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. Continue reading “The fine line between parenting success and failure”