Video Special: I find out what bad driving habits I’ve passed down to my daughter with Ageas #ad

I have always thought that I was a good driver. Maybe not the best in the world, but I consider myself to be safe and aware of any potential dangers on the road. I have always tried to observe and have full concentration whilst driving, but I recently found out how wrong I was! When I was approached by Ageas to be filmed whilst not only whilst I was driving, but also with 20 year old daughter driving too, I was curious to see the results! Even though it’s been three years since she passed her driving test she has… [Read More]

Capturing Those Magical Images When Your Baby Has Arrived

After nine months of pregnancy and waiting for your baby to be born, once your new baby has entered the world, life is turned on its head and time becomes a premium because you simply don’t have enough time to do anything. It’s all about the baby and let’s be fair they are incredibly time consuming. With all the feeding, changing nappies etc, it’s full on, and of course if it’s your first baby it can be very overwhelming. Lots of things that you had time to do like long leisurely lie-ins on a Sunday morning or a shower that… [Read More]

School Sport Tours

When you are the father of five children, the one thing that usually ends up costing you is school trips. The day trips are always there, but as your children enter high school nowadays the options to go on organised school sport tours is most definitely a very important part of school life. All three of my older children have been lucky enough to be able to take advantage of the opportunity of going on a school trip that involved their favourite sport. Some of the trips that they have gone on include. 1. Skiing trip My eldest has always… [Read More]

Blogging What Defines Success?

Blogging has in my opinion many different levels of success, and that success is different to each blogger, but as blogging has become a bigger and bigger industry many people are entering into the blogosphere believing that success is measured by how much money you can earn. Although I understand that can be the way it’s seen, it’s actually a massive misconception I believe. Bloggers in my humble opinion can define success in so many different ways. You may very well blog as a hobby and you are happy that people are reading your ramblings. I read many blogs that… [Read More]

3 Steps to Turning Your Garage into a Playroom

Everyone wants to get the most use possible out of their home. Whether this be through interior design or a lot of construction work, you want to make your house suit your needs. Sometimes certain areas of your house are not being used to the full potential that you could be using them to. One example of this is your garage. If you are someone that either does not have a car or chooses not to put your car in your garage, your garage space is not being used to its full potential. One way to rectify this is by… [Read More]

How Could Damp in Your Home Affect Your Health?

Many people believe that if you cannot see, hear, or smell the problem, then it is not really a problem at all. If your house is not flooded, or you do not see mold or water slipping through the cracks, then your home is not wet, right? In reality, that may not be true. Even if your home is not wet to the point where you can see water pooling, it may still be damp if not properly insulated, and that in itself can pose a problem. In a place like Texas, where when it rains, it pours, you will definitely want to consult with… [Read More]

Disneyland Paris My Sunday Photo

My Sunday Photo this week is two photos from our recent trip to Disneyland Paris. We had a fantastic time for seven days and we arrived on the same day that the Marvel Superheroes of summer season started. There was without doubt so many highlights, but without question the one person that made the biggest impression for my six year old twin girls was the one and only Captain America. They absolutely loved him and this was our second meet and greet with him which also included meeting Thor, although he didn’t get a look in with the girls as… [Read More]

Jeff From A Dads Tale Is Today’s Guest Post 

The second of my guest posts this week is Jeff who blogs at A Dads Tale. He’s easily one of the best writers out there today and one of my favourite. His post is all about how his teen years shaped him as a dad today. Thank you to Jeff for guest posting today Teen Me Dad me  Have you ever stopped to wonder how different you are now from teen you? For me, thoughts like this pass through my mind daily. Maybe it’s because I now have a teen daughter. I know dad me is way different from teen… [Read More]