Christmas Cards, Supermarkets and Teachers. Xmas Marketing or Traditions?

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It’s that time of the year that I love! Christmas! Christmas is without a doubt a magical, wonderful time, and if you have little ones that still believe in Father Christmas it makes it so special! Seeing their eyes light up on Christmas morning are what family memories are made of! I particularly remember my oldest three and my four year old twins being totally memorised by Santa’s footprints and remnants of snow from the North Pole on the carpet. Their innocence is just to be treasured, not realising for a minute that mummy and daddy did it! Unfortunately certain… [Read More]

My Sunday Photo 

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My Sunday photo this week is my four year old twin girls. This photo partly inspired a post I published a few days ago called gender stereotyping in our schools. It has surprised me with the amount of views it received and the amount of comments and shares. It is very satisfying that natural content about your life is read at all because I have always considered myself pretty boring! It also proves without a doubt to me that if you are going to write a blog it needs to be kept real and engaging.  What I particularly loved about this photo… [Read More]

Kidde Remote Lync Camera Review 

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In today’s world our homes are full of very expensive high tech equipment and keeping it safe can be very difficult. Laptops nowadays hold so much of our personal information. The last thing anybody wants is it falling into the wrong hands. I was recently asked if I wanted to review a Kidde Remote Lync Security Camera. This took me a split second to decide, yes! It’s a revolutionary new home security camera that allows you to keep a close eye on your home via your phone when you are not there. This really does change home security and the… [Read More]

What do you do when the Kids are in School?

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Well, this week the boss gave me the week off work. Yes, I gave myself a week off! This was very convenient! My wife and I did all the wrapping of all the Christmas presents and put together lots of the girls toys and checked that they were all working. One toy in particular that I was really looking forward to putting together, in fact I was wetting myself with excitement, is their Chad Valley White 6v Sports Car! You may be wondering why I was so excited? Omg! Isn’t it obvious? I wanted to have a go and my… [Read More]

Gender Stereotyping in our Schools 

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If I am entirely honest I never thought for one minute that I would experience any form of gender stereotyping in our schools, let alone primary school when dealing with four/five year old children, but I have in just the last few days. If we are going to eradicate gender issues and allow our children to be who they want to be and like what they want then we need to start when they are young. It infuriates me that our teachers, and obviously not all teachers, are deciding for the future generations that they are if they are a… [Read More]

That Friday Linky

That Friday Linky

Please have a quick read of the info below and join in! As always we ask that you link up your favourite post of the week. Please don’t link up your entire blog, just one specific post that you’d like to share with us all. Linky’s are a great way to find new blogs to read, discover new content and they’re also a great way to raise your blogs profile. Myself and my wife, Emily, who blogs at Twin Mummy and Daddy are your hosts. If you’d like us to retweet your linked up posts, please tweet us @Twinmumanddad and @NigeHiggins4. Don’t forget to use… [Read More]

Why It Is Important To Care for Your Teeth Properly

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There are a lot of people who will only start to take care of a problem after it has already arisen. Prevention is key to remaining fit and healthy, and this does not only apply to your general health but also your teeth. Preventive dentistry is something that everyone can do to take care of their teeth and gums; and there is a wealth of information freely available on the Dentalhealth.org website about it. Creating a good oral hygiene routine is essential in making sure you have a cracking smile right into old age, and is the best preventive dentistry… [Read More]

Brilliant dad feature week 90

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This week our brilliant dad feature is Robin and he blogs at Dandy Dad. Check out his blog, it’s a fanastic read and I’m sure you will be hooked on his take towards parenting.  He is a first-time father at 40, his daughter Martha was born in October 2016.   He likes to think that he takes an irreverent look at parenting, with a particular focus on remaining stylish, even when you’re covered in puke and poo. Thank you to Robin for taking part.  1. Have you always wanted to be a dad? Not really. My dad wasn’t around when… [Read More]

Stats and Charts. Really what is the Point?

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I recently read a post by Tim Liew about his decision to leave the Tots 100 index. I would like to say I’m surprised, but I’m not because he is another of the more recognised bloggers to leave this index. All this got me thinking about stats and charts and top 10 lists. First of all I would like to say that this year I have been lucky enough to be named in a few top 10 lists and my stats are better than ever. Of course that has alerted big brands and larger PR companies, and enabled me to… [Read More]

Caveman Dad or New Age Dad Which Are You?

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Nowadays dads seem to come in all disguises. I was wondering what moulds dads into the role they are to their children? Is it to do with your upbringing? Does that define what type of dad you will become? I grew up without any father figure and for most of my childhood it was just my mum and I. I’m sure that if my father had been in my life as a child I would have been influenced that dad goes out to work, earn money and demands respect for that reason and no other reason. Where as mum stays… [Read More]