It’s said that you should never stop learning, and I’m always a big fan of that when it comes to the kids. I’ll often tell them that they can go to bed happy because ‘they’ve learnt something new today’. Whether that’s a new skill (putting pants on the right way round would be one), or… Continue reading Playdates….ANOTHER learning experience
Having older children join our family, and not having gone through the loss of baby teeth with my eldest son, the first tooth fairy visit was approached with some degree of trepidation. Actually, if I’m honest, I was crapping myself! Now I’m not small at 6ft 3in and possibly on the ‘unhealthy’ side of 15… Continue reading Tooth Fairy….Mission Impossible???
Random Conversation #1…Tree hugging Many of our ‘random conversations’ are had on the morning school run or over breakfast when we all manage to sit down together at the weekend….and usually end with one (or both parents) in tears! One Saturday morning, C asked what a ‘tree hugger’ was – he had apparently heard it… Continue reading Random chat
So, having had such enthusiasm to join the blogosphere and share my random musings and general experiences of being a SAHD to three amazing small people, a bunch of stuff happened last year and I lost my mojo on a number of fronts. In common with a number of Dad bloggers, one of the drivers… Continue reading Let’s try this again…
Yet again, I take my hat off to women, and especially Mums, everywhere. I have a limited range of skills and multi-tasking is DEFINITELY not one of them. There, I’ve said it and I’m happy to recognise my weaknesses. There are many examples of me trying and failing, in fact too numerous to even contemplate… Continue reading Multi-tasking….FAIL
Seriously…..how can small people generate so much paperwork? So the last 3 hours have been spent completing forms for next term’s swimming club, gymnastics club, writing cheques for each and preparing some answers to E’s R.E. homework which I had completely forgotten about…bad father. It may not sound a lot, but either I’m really bad at… Continue reading Paperwork…