The Teenage Years 

I have lived a few years and looking back at life, I have often wondered what were the toughest years to live and for me it’s a no brainer. The teenage years were easily the hardest as they are for a massive percentage of young people. We all have changes in our lives, but more often than not, we are matured and experienced enough to be able to deal with a lot of  issues and changes that are put in front of us. When you are 13 years old or there about whichever gender you are, be it a boy… [Read More]

Brilliant Dad Feature Week 108 

Brilliant Dad Feature

This week our brilliant dad feature is Gary and he blogs at Dad Of 2 At Home. Gary is 33 years old and a stay at home dad of two children aged three and one years of age. Gary is a journalist and he started his blog at the turn of the year to share his experience of fatherhood. He enjoys going to watch football and live music gigs. He is also a keen runner. Thank you very much to Gary for taking part. 1. Have you always wanted to be a dad? Definitely. I grew up with three much… [Read More]

Brilliant Dad Feature Week 105

This week our brilliant dad feature is David. David is a 32 year old stay at home dad from Colchester in the UK. He took six months shared parental leave at the end of last year and decided that given their circumstances he would not return to work straight away. David blogs over at Little guy and I. You really should check it out. It’s an awesome blog with fantastic posts! Thank you very much to David for taking part. 1. Have you always wanted to be a dad? Most definitely. I think it’s one of those life goals that… [Read More]

Brilliant Dad Feature Week 98 

Brilliant Dad Feature

This week our brilliant dad feature is Dave who blogs My Taylor Made Blogs. He is a first time parent and writes a parenting based blog with his wife. He started his blog in October and writes about the adventures that they have bringing up their little girl. As well as documenting memories of their little girl they enjoy writing previews and reviews. In particular they like writing about music and food in and around their local area. Thank you very much to Dave for taking part. 1. Have you always wanted to be a dad?  Yes, I grew up… [Read More]

Brilliant Dad Feature Week 94 

This week our brilliant dad feature is Luke. He lives in Morecambe in the North of England. He recently founded the Blended Parent Network, which is a fantastic new website for parents and bloggers to ask questions and get help. He also makes awesome  family vlogs over on his You Tube channel, The Woodhouse Life which I highly recommmed you check out! He has two boys Travis (6) and Roman (3), and is married to his lovely wife Fiona. Don’t forget to check out the Blended Parent Network and subscribe to Luke’s You Tube channel. Thank you to Luke for taking part… [Read More]

Brilliant Dad Feature Week 93

After our festive break we are back with my regular weekly Brilliant Dad Feature. To kick-off 2017 we have the awesome blogger Giles who blogs at the London based dad blog YOU THE DADDY. Giles is a first time dad giving a guy’s perspective on pregnancy, babies and parenthood.  You can follow his regular articles on everything from top tips on fatherhood and when your other half is pregnant and what to expect, plus great survival tips on pregnancy and parenthood.  Thank you very much to Giles for taking part.  1. Have you always wanted to be a dad? Coming… [Read More]

Brilliant Dad Feature Xmas Break (Thanks Guys) 

There is no brilliant dad feature this week and there was none last week either, but don’t worry! It’s back next week. I have been having a little bit of a blogging break or at least reducing the amount of posting I have done over the Christmas holidays. I wanted nothing to impact on my family time during the holiday period and blogging can be very time consuming.  This short break in publishing the feature for two weeks has given me an opportunity to say thank you to all the dads and dad bloggers that have kindly given their time… [Read More]

Brilliant Dad Feature week 92 

This week our brilliant dad feature is Jeff. He is a father to three wonderful kids. His oldest daughter is 18, his little girl is ten and his son is seven. He is married to the woman of his dreams who, as he says has made his life complete. He works in construction in Edmonton, Alberta Canada and his wife is a stay at home mum. He says after losing  his dad at 11 years old, it’s one of the main reasons he started blogging. As his children get older he feels he should leave them something ‘dadish’ to have… [Read More]

Brilliant Dad Feature Week 91 

This week our brilliant dad feature is Greg. He lives in the UK with his wife and fifteen month old twins, Saoirse and Cillian. He has been a stay at home dad since September, but before that he spent ten years teaching in secondary schools. He loves sci-fi movies and obscure beers. He blogs about being a dad to twins at Game of Twins Blog. It’s an awesome blog and a fantastic read! 1. Have you always wanted to be a dad? Yes. Being a dad was always something at the back of my mind and my wife and I… [Read More]

Brilliant dad feature week 90

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]