• The Good Life

    Being a parent is full of very simple pleasures that make you smile without even knowing your doing it. I am sure I have smiled more since Max has been on the scene than ever before. Watching on as Max reads a book to himself or makes a new friend at the park will have Read More

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  • The Do’s and Do Not’s of Dadding

    As a 9 month veteran of the stay at home dad business I have convinced myself and the old lady who thinks Max is a girl, that I am quite the expert. Join me if you will as I reveal some of the Do’s and Do Not’s of Dadding. Sleeping Do: Be a supportive partner, Read More

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  • Operation Preparation

    There have been a number of incidents recently that has led me to question whether I am arming the boy with the necessary tools for life. That is after all my job and a job I take very seriously. Example 1 – The number one behaviour that parents seem to want to instil in their child is the ability to share. Read More

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  • My Son The Superhero

    After doing my duties as a male and watching the latest Batman flick I pondered, as any obsessed blogger would, if my son were a Superhero who would he be? Pseudonym – Bubble Boy Costume – The usual superhero stuff – pants over tights, cape, laser goggles, etc, etc……….oh and blue wellies. Special Powers – Read More

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  • Man Enough For The Boy

    As has previously been mentioned the boy is living up to all of societies gender specific behaviours and stereotypes. He is a caroholic, craving them first thing in the morning, shaking when one isn’t around and at his happiest after giving one a damned good push around the sofa. He is already too big to Read More

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  • Barry and Larry

    All good stories require a central character – a mischievous toddler called Max, a sidekick – his incompetent father named Matt, a love interest – a rabbit called Bugs and an arch rival, whose name I won’t reveal for fear of parental reprisals. Max is quite a placid young man, a gentle soul who will Read More

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  • Special Friends

    I would like to begin this post by stating that I am aware that in some quarters the term ‘special friend’ has another meaning, a more adult meaning, this is the wholesome type of special friend that makes you go “aaaaahhhh” and not “urggghhh”. Max has recently made his first friend, a friend so special Read More

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