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DADult Life | August 21, 2019

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Spider-Man: Far From Home in 500 words – now that’s an amazing Spider-Man film

July 3, 2019 |

Box Office smash Avengers: Endgame is still showing in some cinemas but Spider-Man: Far From Home has just landed and it’s a thing of beautyRead More

Is it right to complain about lack of diversity in Toy Story 4? Parents respond

July 1, 2019 |

A mum of three has made an appearance on Good Morning Britain detailing the disappointment she felt after watching Toy Story 4 for lack of diversityRead More

Notice anything that stands out with this fancy dress display in Matalan?

June 28, 2019 |

After being dragged around the toy area in Matalan for almost an hour, I noticed something about a display that stood out like a sore thumbRead More

Go Home on Time Day highlights parents’ hunger for work-life balance

June 20, 2019 |

According to Working Families, 86% of parents quite fancy working flexibly but there’s nowhere near that amount getting what they wantRead More

The top 20 childhood films Brits still love to watch

June 13, 2019 |

There’s films we all watched again and again as kids. But which ones will Brits still get most excited about now they’re all grown up?Read More

Why MCM Comic Con 2019 is as open to families as it is to the superhero-obsessed

June 6, 2019 |

After attending our third MCM Comic Con in London, there’s no doubt Roma and I will continue to fall down the rabbit hole for years to comeRead More

A third of toddlers are outdoors for under three hours a week

May 29, 2019 |

Nursery chain Kiddi Caru has found 31% of children get outside for under three hours weekly despite 100% of respondents claiming outdoor time is crucialRead More

PAW Patrol: Mighty Pups premiere – Nick Jr’s talking puppies go all Avengers in new film

May 17, 2019 |

On Sunday we were ready for action (Ryder, sir) a lot earlier than usual as little lady and I set off for the premiere of PAW Patrol: Mighty Pups – the toddler equivalent of Avengers: EndgameRead More

Peppa Pig: Festival of Fun – An interactive cinema experience where toddlers can go wild

April 16, 2019 |

I took Roma to see Peppa Pig: Festival of Fun and it’s safe to say parents needn’t fear their toddlers wanting to stretch their legs mid-screeningRead More

Warner Bros Studio Tour: The Making of Harry Potter is enchanting, regardless of age

April 10, 2019 |

I’ve visited the Harry Potter tour at Warner Bros Studios with Roma three times now and each trip has varied, with the latest outing there for the grand opening of Gringotts Wizarding BankRead More

A trip to London to see Wonder Park: A colourful story of childhood imagination, fear and family

March 29, 2019 |

We had a rare family day out in London on Sunday, heading along to the gala screening of Wonder Park, the new film from Paramount and Nickelodeon. Here’s what it was likeRead More

Ready for action? PAW Patrol is hitting cinemas in PAW Patrol: Mighty Pups

March 23, 2019 |

If your kids are anything like Roma, they’re going to love this news – PAW Patrol: Mighty Pups is coming to cinemas in May and the trailer has now been releasedRead More

Want to keep romance alive as parents? Try having a quickie

February 14, 2019 |

According to a survey by parenting community Channel Mum, quickies are keeping passion alive for 71% of parents. And it’ll only take two minutes of your time.Read More

I’m glad my daughter is experiencing cinematic diversity like Into the Spider-Verse

January 5, 2019 | 1

We’ve been to see Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse, which marks our first cinema visit of 2019, and it’s a great film that brings comic book fun and throws it on the big screenRead More

Getting into the festive spirit at Drayton Manor’s Magical Christmas event

November 30, 2018 |

She’s only 18 months but our visit to Drayton Manor this month was actually the second time Roma had been there. Not bad going ay? It’s probably just as well a family-friendly theme park has become the go-to as it … Read More

How would you react to a stranger questioning your son’s toy choice?

September 4, 2018 |

Just the other day, a friend was out shopping with her son when a stranger felt the need to question why he was playing with a dollRead More

Raver Tots Outdoor Festival 2018: The event party-loving parents have waited for

August 31, 2018 |

For the parents like me who aren’t ready to burn their skanking shoes yet, the debut Raver Tots Outdoor Festival is where it’s at.Read More

Into the wild: An afternoon at Paradise Wildlife Park

August 28, 2018 |

Not only did we take Roma to the zoo for the first time this weekend, we were on aunt and uncle duties overnight tooRead More

Fancy joining the Tough MudDads and supporting GOSH?

August 22, 2018 |

Having done a couple of runs to support Great Ormond Street Hospital last year, I’ve got my next effort planned: Tough Mudder. And I want you to join me.Read More

You can’t play with it, you’re a girl

August 10, 2018 |

I was at a children’s birthday party and observed an exchange that made me realise just how early boy and girl stereotypes are created.Read More