Tag Archives: toddler essentials

Groclock: what parents really think

Groclock: what parents really think

If you’re the parent of a toddler who isn’t a big fan of sleeping, the chances are a friend, acquaintance or internet search engine will have recommended buying them a Groclock. But what is it, and is it any good? Father Hood reveals all…

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Father Hood’s games for entertaining toddlers – Milk Capsule Tower Building

Games for entertaining toddlers: milk capsule tower building

Hello, parent friends. Your mission, should you choose to accept it, is to find a way of entertaining a tired and hungry toddler at the dinner table without spending any money, reaching for a sugary snack or powering up a screen. If not stimulated, this toddler will self-destruct in five seconds…

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Dear Father Hood: what should we put in our baby bag?

Remember the pre-baby world when leaving the house was easy? I do. And I recall that it involved picking up my keys, opening the door and walking out with a smile on my face. Fast-forward two-and-a-bit years and getting over the doorstep is a military operation featuring numerous shoe changes, a couple of tantrums and much discussion about who has packed what in the baby bag. Read more