Will I Need a Dad Mobile?

Life is about to step up a gear as Sarah and I welcome a little baby into our home. How things will be different I am yet to learn but in the words of Sam Cooke ‘a change is gonna come’. I know at some point I need to hide […]

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Pregnancy: 20 weeks in

So there we were sat in the waiting room to go in for our next scan and it was manic in there. I’d never seen so many people waiting to be seen. It was like A and E on a Friday night but with a few less drunkards. Everyone seems […]

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We are having a baby girl (I hope)

We couldn’t wait to find out if we are having a baby boy or a baby girl. We know it’s a baby, we have got that far. We have thinking about nursery ideas since day one and the colour scheme has been up in the air due to not knowing […]

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Goodbye Spare Room, Hello Nursery

Goodbye Spare Room Hello Nursery

I suppose there comes a time in any parents life when the spare room (once known as the dumping ground for all that stuff you were going to sell, or the room mates stayed in after a night out) needs to be rearranged and made into a room for the […]

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Stevie Wonder lives with us

Stevie Wonder Stacks our Dishwasher

It’s true. Stevie Wonder lives with us. “Little Stevie” Wonder is in the house. Our House. I haven’t seen him yet though. He moved in around the same time as Sarah. How do I know he’s here? He seems to stack the dishwasher when I’m out of the room! If […]

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Is baby brain contagious?


We have all heard of the notorious ‘baby brain’. Women have been using it as an excuse for generations to cover up mistakes, things they have forgotten and daft things they’ve said since we the human race mastered language. But it seems now that Sarah is expecting, not only is […]

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Choosing a baby name

Choosing a baby Name

Having a baby is a an exciting time, especially if you have planned for one. Now you get to choose a baby name. One thing you do have control over. There is a lot to think about when having a baby, and probably a lot I won’t think about until […]

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Lies to Tell Children

Lies to tell children

Lies to tell children  Lying to children is your duty as a parent. You do it to surprise them at Christmas, make loosing teeth more magical and getting them to do exactly what you want them to do. The occasional white lie to get the children to behave can’t be […]

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