Brilliant Dad Feature Week 129

This week the brilliant dad feature is all about Kev who writes BringingHomeTheBaby. It’s all about his life as a father to a newborn baby. He started writing his blog so that he can hopefully hand it over to N, his child, when he is older and he says it will be just like a diary of his life. Kev says, life as a new dad is exciting, new and oh so different to before, and he wants to capture as much of it as possible for N and all the world on his blog. Thank you to Kev for… [Read More]

Brilliant Dad Feature Week 128

This week the brilliant dad feature is Jamie, author of the Daddy & Dad blog. It is the current Adoption Blog of the Year. Along with his fiancé Tom, they adopted their boys, Lyall (nine), and Rich (eight), four years ago in March 2014. Adopting the boys is the single most life-changing and challenging thing they have ever done. In his blog, Daddy & Dad, Jamie writes candidly and honestly about the good, the bad and the ugly experiences that Tom and himself as same-sex adoptive parents face. Meanwhile, they don’t shy away from the squabbles, nose bleeds and french-window… [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]

Brilliant Dad Feature RETURNS! Week 126

The Brilliant Dad Feature has returned! It will be a fortnightly feature now whereas before it used to be a weekly feature. Many dads have asked me if I was going to ever do it again and so by demand here we go. It’s back! First up is one of my absolutely favourite bloggers. It’s Han-Son who runs the fantastic DaddiLife, a parenting website for dads covering tips, advice and stories across health, things to do and lifestyle. DaddiLife is an awarding winning website and tackles tough subjects centred around fatherhood. I’m very honoured and happy that Han-Son agreed to… [Read More]

Brilliant Dad Feature. It’s Over

I have decided after debating with myself for what seems like ages to bring to end my weekly Brilliant Dad Feature. I am doing so with a very heavy heart because my blog is three years old this October and one of the most consistent themes throughout the life of my blog has been the brilliant dad feature. When I started the feature I genuinely believed it wouldn’t go past week 10. I was a new dad blogger and after all why would anybody take the time to answer six questions? Nobody knew me, so I was overwhelmed at how… [Read More]

Brilliant Dad Feature Week 125

This week the Brilliant Dad Feature is Mark. He’s married to Simone and he has two amazing kids, Grace and Thomas. He is also known in the social media world as Big Man in the Woods where he blogs and vlogs about his camping experiences and his family adventures. He is also a scout leader which is why he vlogs about camping related things. Thank you to Mark for taking part. 1. Have you always wanted to be a dad? I never talked about being a ‘Daddy’ as a kid like my daughter does right now – but in her… [Read More]

Brilliant Dad Feature Week 124

This week the Brilliant Dad Feature is James. He was born and bred in Dublin, but now lives in Berlin with his wife Olivia and his twins. James is a fantastic blogger and he explores the journey from infertility to parenthood. He trys to entertain parents and give tips about parenthood that he has learnt along the way. James blogs at Scantily Dad check it out you won’t be disappointed. Thank you to James for taking part. 1. Have you always wanted to be a dad? Yes. Coming from Ireland, big families are the norm. It wasn’t until I found… [Read More]

Brilliant Dad Feature Week 123

This Week the brilliant dad feature is Olly and he blogs over at, where He writes about parenting, family finance and ways to make and save money. He started his blog in 2016 and has recently been shortlisted as a finalist in the New Blog of the Year category for the SHOMO awards in London. Thank you to Olly for taking part. 1. Have you always wanted to be a dad? I have a love and hate relationship with time, being a teacher alongside my blogging means I measure time in academic years and they’ve started to fly by… [Read More]