Have you seen Gillette’s We Believe: The Best Men Can Be advert yet? If you haven’t, it’s embedded lower down this article, so scroll down and take a look. If you have, you’ll know that it’s a modern marketing masterclass that has caused quite the social media storm, with one side praising its brave stance against toxic masculinity, and the other slamming it for fuelling “the current pathetic global assault on masculinity”.Read more
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Big news, everyone. In a move that has absolutely nothing to do with the revelation that Ryan Toys Review made over £17 million in 2018, the Bubster and I have decided to complete more product reviews on our YouTube channel in 2019.Read more
I have no idea. I mean, if it’s not shoes or boots, it’s handbags. If it’s not handbags, it’s jackets. If it’s not jackets, it’s tops. And if it’s not tops… …wait a second, you’re talking about your kid’s ‘I Want’ phase rather than your wife’s, aren’t you?Read more
Happy new year, everyone. Schools might not be back, but nurseries are – and so is Live From The Nursery Run! Today’s episode is all about cartwheels, a cool singing game for toddlers and the glory of wipe clean books. Enjoy, and remember that every subscriber counts, so if you were able to sign up to our channel it would be most appreciated. The Bubster and I thank you in advance.
It’s been quite a year for Father Hood and the Bubster. We’ve grown significantly on social media, launched an original and extremely entertaining YouTube series, become a partner in Team Mum, published a book and continued to welcome more and more of you to the site.Read more
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.Read more
Oh no, we didn’t. Oh yes, we did. On December 12, much to the surprise of the cast, the crew and just about everyone else in the theatre, my wife and I took our toddler to the panto.Read more
In the middle of 2015, I discovered that I was going to become a dad. From that moment to this day, I have spent a lot of time asking questions about nappies and teething and separation anxiety and potty training and playdates and a whole bunch of other stuff that dads come face to face with during their kid’s early years on this planet.Read more
*BIG NEWS*, everyone. My book, New Dads’ Questions Answered, is live on Amazon. It features the answers to all the queries I’ve asked myself during my son’s early years on this planet, and it’s the perfect gift for all the new and expectant fathers in your life. Click here to buy. Hope you like it.
‘Tis the season to write a funny Christmas song. So that’s exactly what I’ve done. My latest parody number is called The 12 Days of Christmas – Toddler Style, and it’s designed to be sung to the tune of, yup, you guessed it, The 12 Days of Christmas. Well, don’t just sit there. Laugh, sing and share, or I’ll tell Santa to put you on his naughty list.