Dads Don’t Babysit: Towards Equal Parenting

Having been a father to 5 kids over 2 decades, I’ve seen a lot of attitudes about parenthood and what dads can do in the family change. I get the impression that more and more men want to take up a bigger role in the household and spend more time with their children. My kids and I have benefited so much from me being able to spend a lot of quality time with them, not to mention the benefits for my wife too! Our relationship is better and I feel more fulfilled knowing that I’m an equal parent with my… [Read More]

Video Special: Cleaning Your Carpets With Rug Doctor Products And Deep Carpet Cleaner #Ad

When you have five children your carpets are guaranteed to get dirty, and cleaning them is something that you should be doing on a regular basis. When you do clean them you will be shocked at how much dirt and grime comes out of your carpet. I know I was shocked when I recently cleaned our bedroom carpet. I have teamed up with Rug Doctor, and they recently sent me a selection of cleaning products, and the all new Rug Doctor Deep Carpet Cleaner to review. When you have six year old twin girls who quite often run around the… [Read More]

Slot Review: Gala Bingo’s $uper$pinner Bar-X #AD

There’s no school like the old school! Fancying a bit of a step back in time, I found the $uperSpinner Bar-X slot game on Gala Bingo. $uper$pinners Bar-X is a must-play for those looking for a bit of a nostalgic gaming experience, not to mention a spectacular jackpot of a whopping £2,000,000! This is certainly one retro slot that will leave you ‘super’ happy! Read our review to find out exactly what’s on offer… Graphics This 5 x 3 reel, 10 payline slot game will take you for a spin down memory lane and provides a classic gameplay experience! Developed… [Read More]

I’m On The Chad Valley Play Panel #GoodToGo

The sun is shining which means it’s time to get out in the garden! I have teamed up with Chad Valley and Argos which means that I’m part of their #PlayPanel. As such my children get to try out some of the Chad Valley outdoor toy range, and as you will see they are having a fantastic time checking out all of the great toys. The campaign is all centred around getting outdoors in the garden with your children and enjoying the sunshine, or least trying to when we are dodging the raindrops! It is after all the UK, haha!… [Read More]

A Fun Day At West Midlands Safari Park: Ice Age

One of the biggest highlights of our year is our annual visit to West Midlands Safari Park. It is slowly becoming a family tradition! This is actually our fifth visit in four years. It really is a special day out. Our six year twin girls always get very excited to know that we are going to visit again. They love the Safari drive through which allows them to see wild animals up very close. This particular visit they were very excited to see the new Ice Age exhibit, and truth be told I was very excited to see it as… [Read More]

Karcher SC3 Steam Cleaner Easyfix Review

Clean, clean and even more cleaning yes I have to admit I do like cleaning , so when I was offered a Karcher SC3 Steam Cleaner to put it through its paces it was a no-brainer. I couldn’t wait to try it. The Karcher SC3 uses the power of steam it’s a awesome dirt shifting power of steam and it only uses tap water. You can start cleaning in 30 seconds and it can be used all over the home, nothing is too much trouble for Karcher SC3, oven doors, laminate floors, tiled areas in fact just about anywhere in… [Read More]

Lego City Mining Review/Giveaway With Smyths #ad

I have teamed up with Smyths to review the Lego City Mining sets, which are exclusive to Smyths. My six year old twin girls and myself absolutely love Lego so making the city mining sets was going to great fun. And being half-term a week or so ago it was perfect timing to occupy the girls for what turned out to be nearly full day. The four sets of Lego all combine to make a complete gold Mining site with lots of machinery and vehicles to extract the gold from the rock face and quarry. The main set includes everything… [Read More]

Netgear Orbi Better WiFi Around Your Home Review

In our home there are a couple of WiFi dead zones. One in particular is our bedroom. The main modem coming into the house is in our lounge. Our bedroom is down the hallway which is the entire length of the house and there are plenty of brick walls in the way, so by the time you get to our bedroom, the WiFi signal is all but gone, which can be a nightmare and expensive, especially when your iPhone reverts to using your data. So when I was offered to review the Netgear Orbi40 Whole Home WiFi system, I thought fantastic!… [Read More]