The Sun Has Arrived Finally: My Sunday Photo

So finally the beast of the east has left us, and the skies have turned blue, and there is a strange yellow circle called the sun shining brightly, and quite honestly it feels like it’s been six months since we last saw the sun. No wait, it is six months since we last saw it, haha! So yesterday we decided to meet up with family and visit our local park for a picnic and a day out for some fun. Our local park is about a ten minute drive from where we live. It is fantastic to have a park… [Read More]

Co-Sleeping And Twins Seriously What’s The Problem

Our twin girls are six years old and yes! Shock horror they still find their way into our bed most nights of the week, does it bother me well quite honestly not a lot. This is my reasons why? Nothing in this world can prepare you for having twin babies, two demanding babies who each want feeding, a nappy change and want a nap, and this is usually happening at the same time. It’s a 24/7 job that gives you basically no rest for the first 18 months. So it would be no surprise that eventually you give in and… [Read More]

My Eldest Daughter J Wow! You Make Me So Proud

My eldest daughter, J, like all of my children make me feel so happy inside and outside, and they all never cease to amaze me with the achievements that they keep achieving in life. It’s actually never ending. Friday of last week was one such day that my love and pride of my children was just making my heart burst in a way that only your children can manage to do. As they progress through life, we all hope that the the goals and ambitions they have set out for themselves are achieved. It’s always a worry they won’t, but… [Read More]

The Kids Have A New Home: My Sunday Photo

Yes! We have had enough of our twins, and built them a new home outside in the garden. It is without question kid safe, weatherproof, and of course summer is coming so the nights will be warmer. The perfect thing about our girls new home is that it has locks so there is no escaping, although you may notice that there is only one of them in there at the moment. My wife is running around the garden with a net trying to catch the other one at the time of this photo being taken! There is also a hatch… [Read More]

Do I Regret Having Children: Maybe, Maybe Not

This is a hot topic of recent days. Apparently there have been many parents that, although they love their children, have said that they’ve regretted having them. This is something I struggle to understand. Over last week or so it’s been all over the radio with many people debating it. I was actually asked to take part in a couple of shows, but decided to decline, mainly because I didn’t think I could add anything of any value to the debate, but I thought via my blog, I would add my opinion. It’s 2018 and 25 years ago I was… [Read More]

Brilliant Dad Feature Week 127

This week the Brilliant Dad feature is Jon. Jon is the father of two and has been married for seven years. He’s passionate about health & sport, community action, and personal development. These passions have integrally influenced his character into the man he is today. He’s the Founder of This Dad Can. This Dad Can is an online resource for new, existing and expecting fathers. It resources men to be the Dads they want to be. Saving them valuable time and money by avoiding the common parenting mistakes.  Join the 2900 other dads already benefiting from his website This Dad can…. [Read More]

Some Things You Will Need To Be A Parent: Guess What, They Are Free

We live in a very fast technological world and our children are growing up right in the middle of it. iPads, mobile phones, and every conceivable item of technology is available to them, and incredibly at a cost they can or at least their parents can afford. The other day I read that generation Z is actually boring of technology. They flick through YouTube, Facebook, Snapchat, aimlessly looking for something to interest them. All this got me thinking that as a parent what are my own hopes and dreams for my children? I will always be proud whatever they decide… [Read More]

My Sunday Photo: Sibling Twin Love

If you have been reading my blog you will know that this has been a very tough week for me. Truth be told, since Christmas my health in general has been all over the place. The cause of most of it has been down to high blood pressure, and the inability of my GP to regulate it properly which resulted in me having a stroke. That’s another story when it comes to my GP, and there is no point holding a grudge. I need them on my side not against me at this time. Any way, a couple days after… [Read More]