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I spy with my little eye… Phonics Fun – Guest Blog Post

I spy with my little eye… Phonics Fun. ‘I spy with my little eye… something beginning with s!’ ‘Sky?’ ‘No.’ ‘Sun?’ ‘No.’ ‘Sock?’ ‘No.’ ‘Sunglasses?’ ‘No.’ ‘Oooh sweetheart you have really been thinking hard… I wonder what it could be!’ ‘You’ll never guess mummy, you’ll never guess!’ ‘Ok then tell me… you clever little sausage, Read more about I spy with my little eye… Phonics Fun – Guest Blog Post[…]

Stay at home dad – Guest Blog Post

Stay at home dad. So, this is it. My time to take over the reins and become the main carer to my daughter is nearly upon me. My wife returns to full time teaching in a few days’ time after nine months of maternity leave. I took the decision to resign from my job a Read more about Stay at home dad – Guest Blog Post[…]

Power of positivity for children – Guest Blog Post

Power of positivity for children. Now life is difficult, we all have our own issues and problems which mount up and suck happiness/positivity out of us. Bills, work, health, cars, friends, partners and yes even our children. These are sources of friction, day after day, week after week they can grind us down.  We can Read more about Power of positivity for children – Guest Blog Post[…]

My Open Letter To All Dads Who Are Suffering – Guest Blog Post

My Open Letter To All Dads Who Are Suffering. A lot of people ask me if I could give dads out there some advice, what would I say? What advice would I give? Well, what if I could talk to all dads at once. So here goes. Dear suffering Dad, First of all, I would like Read more about My Open Letter To All Dads Who Are Suffering – Guest Blog Post[…]

Mini Mathmagicians

Mini Mathmagicians. It’s a number two, it’s a number two! I smiled smugly at the sink of washing up like something from a fairy advert, glowing with pride as my little darling, just three at the time was clearly engaging with the number line I’d so lovingly created that morning. ‘Is it sweetheart!’ I shouted Read more about Mini Mathmagicians[…]

Gift for her

Breastfeeding mum? Here’s a gift idea for her. I started my business Boobie Beads when I was breastfeeding my third daughter Sophia. At five months old while feeding, she would pull my hair and scratch my chest. I needed something she could hold onto and play with, instead of me! I asked my Mum for Read more about Gift for her[…]

Time To Trust

Time To Trust. For the last 7 years a local charity, MAN&BOY has been supporting boys who are struggling with life by providing opportunities for the ‘man’ in their life to develop and stronger relationship with them, in the hope that this with build confidence and self-esteem. Below is the story of one man who Read more about Time To Trust[…]

Why the NHS needs to get ready for the dads

Why the NHS needs to get ready for the dads. “The current health service is failing to recognise dad’s needs, enough”. It’s our most controversial statement yet. Is it really that important? After all pregnancy and new-borns are mum’s domain. You sound like another controversial dad group attempting to not relinquish the slowly departing power Read more about Why the NHS needs to get ready for the dads[…]

They cost how much!

They cost how much! Let’s face it, having more mouths to feed costs money. Rather than get drawn into striving and panic, take a second to see what help is available. “Having a child has a major financial impact. I was pretty bad with money before I had my daughter, but I want her to Read more about They cost how much![…]

The plunge, why I gave it all up, when I had kids

The plunge, why I gave it all up, when I had kids. As a group of guys who were yet to have children, on the rare occasion when the topic of children did come up, it would be linked to our financial circumstances. The conversation would often revolve around developing our careers to gain more Read more about The plunge, why I gave it all up, when I had kids[…]