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8 things I learned at my toddler’s nursery Christmas show

It’s showtime. The hottest ticket in town. The must-see extravaganza. The performance where absolutely nobody, including the choreographers, can predict what is going to happen next. It’s an emotional roller coaster, it’s a tear-jerker, it’s… …the nursery Christmas show. 

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9 reasons parenting is the same as playing golf

Confession time. For the last three days, instead of slaving over a hot potty, I have been up in Scotland visiting family and getting my golf on at The 147th Open Championship. And while I’ve missed my wife and the Bubster like crazy, I’ve enjoyed the opportunity to catch up with my dad’s latest news, recharge my batteries and work out that parenting and playing golf are pretty much the same thing. Read more

5 slightly creepy things all parents do

Inspiration can strike at bizarre times. Like when you are sniffing your child’s backside at the side of a swimming pool in Ibiza on a sunny Friday afternoon, for example. There I was doing our standard 3pm poo check, when it hit me: as a parent, you end up doing loads of things that are actually pretty creepy when you sit down and think about it. Read more