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DADult Life | March 21, 2018

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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

Soft play things: Case of the vanishing father

February 1, 2018 | 2

I took Roma to soft play on Saturday night and things got really weird – as in, am I on an episode of Punk’d strange.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

Oprah’s Golden Globes speech: A vision of the world I want for my daughter

January 10, 2018 |

As the father of a young daughter, listening to Oprah’s award acceptance speech at the Golden Globes 2018 left my eyes damp with empathy and my belly full of fire.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

Eight benefits of a couple’s retreat after becoming parents

December 20, 2017 |

Over the weekend, Jenna and I went to Champneys, which marked our first baby-free night away since becoming parents – and I’ve taken away eight things from it.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

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

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

Visiting York: What the historic city has to offer a young family

September 5, 2017 |

After learning from our mistakes in Manchester, we embarked on another road trip, this time visiting the stunning old city of York. Read More

I’m running in the RBC Race for Kids 2017 for Great Ormond Street Hospital

September 3, 2017 |

During my commute home to the girls the other day, I saw out of the corner of my eye an advert for a Great Ormond Street Hospital campaign, the RBC Race for Kids 2017 – so I signed up.Read More

Why mums and dads have turned to social networks

August 31, 2017 |

These days it’d be tough to bump into someone on the street without a smartphone. As such, mums and dads are increasingly reliant on social networks and the online world for parenting.Read More