Tag: parenting

Live From The Nursery Run Episode 38 – Fireman Sam Quiz Special

If only there was some way to find out how much toddlers take in when they watch TV… …Hold that thought, people, because Father-Hood is light years ahead of you. In the latest episode of genre redefining YouTube series Father-Hood & The Bubster Live From Nursery Run, our rookie dad set the 2-year-old Bubster a very special Fireman Sam quiz. This test  Continue reading “Live From The Nursery Run Episode 38 – Fireman Sam Quiz Special”

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Can you tell me everything I need to know about brushing a kid’s teeth?

Personally, I can tell you diddly squat about brushing a kid’s teeth. Happily, however, I know man who can tell you everything you need to know plus a little bit more. His name is Dr Mark Hughes. He is an award-winning dental surgeon. He is the founder and lead clinician at Harley Street Dental Studio. And when I met him at Continue reading “Can you tell me everything I need to know about brushing a kid’s teeth?”

Have you subscribed to YouTube’s favourite double act?

What’s updated at least twice a week, is guaranteed to make you smile and nearly has enough subscribers to claim its own URL? Too slow, the answer is Continue reading “Have you subscribed to YouTube’s favourite double act?”

5 parent-pleasing ideas for the next season of Blaze and the Monster Machines

My toddler has a new TV obsession. It’s called Blaze and the Monster Machines. It’s on Nick Jr, Netflix and Amazon Prime. And it’s really rather good. Continue reading “5 parent-pleasing ideas for the next season of Blaze and the Monster Machines”

Another ace game for entertaining toddlers at the dinner table

As the above picture shows, even with the help of television, entertaining toddlers at the dinner table is a real challenge. Especially when they are bored or tired. Or bored and tired. Or bored, tired and in one of those moods when they appear to be hell-bent on making your life as difficult as possible.  Continue reading “Another ace game for entertaining toddlers at the dinner table”

London with kids: Stick Man live

Father-Hood.co.uk’s guide to the best things to do with your kids in London continues with our review of Freckle Productions’ live adaptation of Julia Donaldson’s Stick ManContinue reading “London with kids: Stick Man live”

A lager, a cocktail – an ode to a dads’ night out

You know how the people who talk about sex the most are the ones who do it the least? It appears to be the same with drinking. Which is a long-winded way of me saying, “I’ve written about going on a dads’ night out again.” This time in the form of a nursery rhyme that’s sung to the tune of A Tisket, A Tasket. Enjoy. Laugh. Share. You know the drill.

When is my kid going to start walking?

First thing’s first. The age your baby is when he or she starts walking is not a competition, so there’s absolutely no need to worry if they seem slightly slow to get off the mark. Although, that said, my son began staggering around the house at 10 months, so if your little one has passed that landmark, then Continue reading “When is my kid going to start walking?”

Parenting satire: couple sells house to pay for the family summer holiday

A British couple have taken the extraordinary step of selling their house to pay for their next family summer holiday. John and Jane Jamieson decided to put their three-bedroom semi-detached property on the market after researching the cost of a two-week break in Majorca during next year’s school summer holidays. Continue reading “Parenting satire: couple sells house to pay for the family summer holiday”