Balancing Screen Time

Being a Dad to an (almost) five-year-old, I’m struggling, like a lot of other parents, to balance out screen time with my child. Let’s be real here, kids love a screen – whether it’s TV, Xbox, a tablet, Playstation or even a phone that’s full of apps for them to mess around with. Once you […]

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I’m More Than ‘Just’ a Parent

When I got a job back in June 2018, I got a lot of comments along the lines of: “That’s nice, it’ll keep you busy won’t it?” While it was most definitely meant as a boost and nothing less than positive, it wasn’t. It was said with blissful ignorance and demeaned everything I had been […]

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How to Implement Zone Cleaning for Kids in Your Home Cleaning Routine*

Having a clean and ordered home is something that needs time and the more family members are involved the better the results are. Here are listed some tips on how to involve your kids in the zone cleaning routines. Before you start cleaning anything, you should first make a schedule or a chart, in which […]

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We’re a Couple Too! (Sometimes)

Four years ago, going out meant hanging around bars until early hours, and my days were spent being mindless, just doing whatever the hell I wanted within a moment’s notice and carrying on without a care in the world. These days, my life is very different. VERY different. I get woken up by a screaming […]

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I Hate Playing with My Toddler | The ‘Threenager’ Year

Joshua has always been such a fiery, independent little boy and enjoys playing and interacting with others. When he’s home from preschool, he will spend most of the day that’s left playing and will rarely play alone as he much prefers company. But his feisty (such a nice way to put it) side certainly comes […]

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Pampers vs Asda’s Little Angels Nappies

When Joshua was a tiny new born, we automatically went for the biggest brand out there for our nappies because they were the most trusted, right? But as the months went on, we started to test out a few different brands such as Aldi’s Mamia and Tesco Loves Baby. But we never found another brand […]

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3 Years Old, Not Potty Trained & Why I Don’t Care!

Admittedly, Joshua is one of the only children in his class at preschool who is still in nappies and not anywhere near being potty trained. But he just isn’t ready! So, I’m in no rush to push it on him. Potty training is such a long process and we often forget that it is completely […]

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