Back To School!

Back To School!

So this week we are talking ‘Back To School’. For some of us parents it’s the annual ritual of scraping our kids off the ceiling and getting them back into a routine. Some are preparing for the momentous ‘Exam Year’. And for some of us...
Surviving the Storm of the Threenager

Surviving the Storm of the Threenager

A threenager is a person who used to be a really cute baby but now puts on an angry scowl every time you suggest something. To live with a threenager you have to be mentally prepared for the mind games and the meltdowns. Here are my top tips on surviving life with a...
Timing Is Everything!

Timing Is Everything!

After dinner, I always plonk myself down in front of the telly for half an hour before facing into the rest of the evening. Just as my arse hits the armchair a string of requests start. The gentle whoomph of cushions being momentarily displaced acts like a kiddie...
Family Travel Tips

Family Travel Tips

Holiday season is nearly upon us so I’ve put together a few tips for anyone travelling with kids on short haul flights. Some might be fairly obvious and some might be useful! Likewise, if you have any tips to add leave them in the comments section below…...
I Want To Break Free

I Want To Break Free

I know, I know, I know, OK? I know I’m in a privileged position being able to stay at home and raise my 3 kids myself. I can do this because my wife is working hard enough to allow me to do this. And I know there are countless people out there who would love to...
To The People In The Queue

To The People In The Queue

To the lady who came over to us in a restaurant and complimented the twins on how good they were sitting eating their dinner. To the new parents who came across the park to me one summer to tell me they couldn’t wait to be like us and have a little picnic in the sun...