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DADult Life | June 24, 2018

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What I learnt from an absent father

June 12, 2018 |

Father’s Day arrives this week and, speaking as someone who’s dad was never around, it taught me a valuable lesson about fatherhood.Read More

A mixed race dad’s take: Prince Harry and Meghan Markle’s wedding

May 22, 2018 |

I’m by no means a royalist. However, as someone in a mixed race family, whose experienced the ugliness of racism, the royal wedding between Prince Harry and Meghan Markle is significant on a personal levelRead More

My daughter convinced me it was time to change jobs

April 26, 2018 | 2

The FOMO is strong with this one.

Dads often speak about the fear of missing out and it’s only natural. Most are dumped back at work after two weeks with their new baby – and that’s if they’re lucky – so making … Read More

FILM: Mom and Dad: Ever wanted to kill your kids? You’re not alone

March 1, 2018 |

Murderous tendencies coupled with a mid-life crisis and Nicholas Cage the one experiencing both? You’re in for a treat.Read More

Valentine’s Day: Dads talk most romantic stunts and keeping the fire burning

February 14, 2018 | 3

Who says romance is dead? It’s a well known phrase and I imagine the answer to it would be – plenty of parents.Read More

Loo of the Year: Inside England’s best baby changing facility

January 26, 2018 | 5

Using public toilets is never pleasant. And it gets worse inside baby changing facilities – unless, of course, you’re in England’s number one nappy changing spot.Read More

Now… Say my name: She’s said her first word!

January 19, 2018 | 4

During an evening cuddle I thought I heard my daughter mutter something, though I thought my ears may have deceived me. They hadn’t – she said her first word!Read More

Doctor’s diagnosis: It’s her double chin

January 5, 2018 |

Before Christmas, I was on a mission to avoid falling ill like many of The Walking Dead characters at work/on my commute. My daughter was not as lucky.Read More

A guide to having a bubble in Bath

December 19, 2017 |

We’ve ticked off Bath from our list of places to visit, so here’s how we went about having a bubble during our first time in the Somerset city.Read More

Christmas at Blenheim: Buggy pushing in a winter wonderland

December 4, 2017 |

We kicked our festive family adventures with a visit to Blenheim Palace for its Christmas at Blenheim light display. Even the Grinch would have a hard time sneering at the illuminations. Read More

Fitness fanatic to father: I once questioned the dad bod – I don’t now

November 28, 2017 |

Just over a year ago, I was a fitness fanatic. Now I’m a father. Is there room for both? Or is the dad bod inevitable?
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London with a baby overnight: The good, the bad and the ugly

November 14, 2017 |

I’ve got a love-hate relationship with London. When travelling there with a baby though, it’s a relationship ripe for divorce.Read More

Big Fish Little Fish: Interview with the genius inventor of family raves

October 31, 2017 |

Ever wanted to go partying, but feel parenthood prevents that? There’s a solution – family raves with Big Fish Little Fish, so I met founder Hannah Saunders to find out more about the unique concept.Read More

What’s the FOC?

October 25, 2017 |

Halloween is yet to pass, but Christmas is coming and GOSH’s London Santa Dash will soon take place. As such, I’m hoping to put together a team of participants – here’s what the FOC is going on.Read More

A tribute to my granddad

October 19, 2017 |

My granddad passed away on 19th October 2016 – one year ago today. Here’s a tribute to the man he was – the man I looked up to.Read More

Thank you – we raised £500 for Great Ormond Street Hospital’s £500,000 pot!

October 17, 2017 |

Thanks to everyone who supported me on my RBC Race for the Kids effort – you’ve helped raise almost £500 towards Great Ormond Street Hospital’s total £500,000 fund.Read More

Fuerteventura 2017: 21 moments of clarity from taking our baby abroad

October 15, 2017 |

I’ve admitted I was wrong about my expectations that taking Roma on holiday was going to be a challenge. And the experience of our nine-night getaway to Fuerteventura last month has taught me 21 important lessons.Read More

National Poetry Day: A poem I wrote for my daughter before she was born

September 28, 2017 |

According to the internet, it’s National Poetry Day. By no means am I a rapper – as much as I hate to admit it – or a bard, but that didn’t stop me from writing something of a lyrical nature for my daughter well ahead of her birth.Read More

Fuerteventura 2017: I was wrong about taking our baby on holiday

September 26, 2017 |

Our first argument during the pregnancy was over when we should take our baby on a family holiday, which resulted in me being blasted by the baby brain.Read More

Children’s centre activities: Venturing out to SaturPlay

September 16, 2017 |

With September here, a new timetable for children’s centre activities has been released. And there’s one class for dads, SaturPlay, which I’ve given a spin.Read More