An Interview With Vicki Psarias Who Writes Honest Mum

This is my fourth interview in my new series of interviews with pro-bloggers. I have been very honoured and privileged to interview one of the biggest and truly brilliant mum bloggers in the UK today. It’s the Mumboss herself, Vicki Psarias! When I first started blogging and came across Vicki’s blog, I was instantly impressed with her passion. It actually jumped off at you from the page. Vicki is a blogging pioneer, that has helped shape the blogging world into what it is today. Vicki founded Honest Mum while on maternity leave with her first child. It was a bid… [Read More]

Advising Your Children In Their Teens: Don’t Do It

Regular readers of my blog will know that I am a father of five children, two of them have left their teenage years oh yes! Thank god for that, one is still a teenager, please oh ! Please let the next two years go quickly, haha! And of course I have five year old twin girls, another eight years before we hit those magical but difficult and moody years. I just can’t wait, I’m so excited at the thought of two children becoming teenagers at the same time. Not. I have often read posts where people write about advice they… [Read More]

When to advise and when to just listen

I am the dad of two teenage girls. When I read what I have just written fear strikes deep inside of me. One of the hardest things I have had to deal with is teenage girls in love!  Why? I hear you ask yourselves. Well, I’ll tell you! As a father, your children will come to you for advice, but they won’t actually have any intention of using that advice! The result? You’re always caught between the devil and the deep blue sea as the saying goes! My oldest daughter is 19 now, but when she was 17 she was… [Read More]