Tagged: Children

Fatherhood²: It’s Political Correctness Gone MAD! 5

Fatherhood²: It’s Political Correctness Gone MAD!

I was originally planning to post a video with this piece, but modern life appears to have put a dampner on those plans – something I had previously thought was just a joke fuelled...

Fatherhood²: 10 Presents Your Husband, Brother or Dad will LOVE this Christmas 1

Fatherhood²: 10 Presents Your Husband, Brother or Dad will LOVE this Christmas

As a father who often struggles with buying presents for people, I’m a big fan of the concept of wishlists – my Amazon one has served me very well over the years, and our...

Fatherhood²: Routine – The Joys and the Sorrows 2

Fatherhood²: Routine – The Joys and the Sorrows

I don’t profess to be anywhere near an expert in parenting – in fact, I’d go as far as to say that in a lot of respects I’m nothing more than an amateur. But...

Fatherhood²: Guest Post – When a Part of a Dad Dies 1

Fatherhood²: Guest Post – When a Part of a Dad Dies

It’s good but it’s not right… There are some things in life that are wrong, even when they’re right. Things that you know should happen, are appropriate and even to be expected, but you...

Fatherhood²: Which is Smarter – A 3 year-old or Some Pigeons? [VIDEO] 0

Fatherhood²: Which is Smarter – A 3 year-old or Some Pigeons? [VIDEO]

A short video which amused me quite a bit, taken this weekend when we went to feed the ducks on the Thames…

Fatherhood²: How Tricky is it Taking a 5-week-old Baby on Holiday? 1

Fatherhood²: How Tricky is it Taking a 5-week-old Baby on Holiday?

Having just returned from a week’s holiday with our family, I thought I’d share a few my thoughts on travelling with a very small baby. I’m by no-means the expert, but having been told...

Fatherhood²: Five Days in, is it Double Trouble? 0

Fatherhood²: Five Days in, is it Double Trouble?

Before little Frederic was born on Friday, I’d speculated on a few occasions that having a second child couldn’t possibly be as hard as the first one – something which I’m still just about...

Fatherhood²: A £50 Birthday Card For Your Son? Priceless, Apparently! 2

Fatherhood²: A £50 Birthday Card For Your Son? Priceless, Apparently!

As I mentioned in a post earlier this week, I’ve been spending my evenings this week working on Robert’s birthday card. Not a card for me to give him on his birthday – no,...

Fatherhood²: Compassion Fatigue? Not for this Dad! 2

Fatherhood²: Compassion Fatigue? Not for this Dad!

I should start by thanking Sara for this post – despite my pleas, she refuses to write me a guest post for this blog, but regularly gives me topics to write about when I’m...

Fatherhood²: Guest Post – The Only Dad in the Park 1

Fatherhood²: Guest Post – The Only Dad in the Park

We live in the 21st Century. Apparently we are modern, diverse and multi-cultural. Women can vote. Men use moisturizer. We certainly don’t confirm to the patriarchal norms laid down by our unenlightened pre-historic forefathers....