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DADult Life | December 11, 2018

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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

My strategy for getting a 15-month-old through an entire film at the cinema

September 18, 2018 |

My time spent at the cinema has dwindled since becoming a dad, so I felt myself drawn back to what was once my second home over the weekend – and I took Roma with me.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

Standon Calling 2018: When you have a toddler but it’s festival season

August 3, 2018 |

After hitting Standon Calling as a family for the first time in 2017, we returned this year but with a nosey toddler in the place of a sleeping newbornRead More

How I got on answering one question in four minutes

July 10, 2018 | 1

I’ve made my debut on a podcast getting grilled by lovely mum blogger Roze all the way from sunny, wine-soaked Napa Valley in CaliforniaRead More

DadCon 2018: Who let the dads out?

June 29, 2018 |

The live product of The Dad Network, DadCon 2018 took place on Saturday 23rd June where the world of online and offline collided.
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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

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

The Fatherhood of Christmas: The dads who raised £3,000 for GOSH

December 11, 2017 |

With the London Santa Dash completed, meet the dads who helped achieve a fundraising pot of £3,000 for Great Ormond Street Hospital.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