OMG! Where Has The Last 23 Years Gone

My eldest daughter turned 23 years old at the beginning of July and I thought to myself, OMG! Where have the last 23 years gone? The years really do flash by in the blink of an eye. For me it really only feels like yesterday that I would sit on the patio and count the stars with her on a summer’s night at sunset, and try to pass on some words of wisdom to her, although we have had this conservation on a few occasions recently about how when she was four years old she would sit with me on… [Read More]

When Do You Stop Bailing Out Your Children?

When I was growing up I had very little. Money was always an issue. The truth is my mother didn’t have very much, and as the years went by I just accepted that what I was brought by my mother was what she could afford. The truth is I didn’t know any different, so I was always grateful because it was the norm to me. Being showered with gifts on a daily basis was definitely not me. As a child, on occasion I got myself in a bit of bother, whether it be financially or something else. I was left… [Read More]

My Mum Has Reached A Milestone. She Is 90 Years Old Today

Today is my mum’s 90th birthday. What a milestone to reach! To live to 90 years of age! It’s actually quite hard to visualise somebody that has lived 90 years and has seen all the changes the world has gone through. My mum has lived through the Second World War, has seen television and the telephone invented, and seen the world change beyond what she would remember as a child. I wondered if life was simpler when she was a child with no internet, no social media etc, that would have been simpler that’s for sure, but how would we… [Read More]

It’s Time To Treat Yourself For Once!

We need to start off by saying, there is no doubt at all that becoming a father is one of the best things that will ever happen/has happened to you in your life. The joy you’ll feel knowing that you’ve got a little boy or girl that is yours, and the love you will feel is like nothing else. From the moment they’re born, they’ll have your undivided attention, and you might think nothing of it. But as they grow, your undivided attention makes you forget about the attention that you should be giving yourself. You might walk around the… [Read More]

Safe Remedies to Help Your Child Feel Better and Sleep Soundly

You want your child to get the most out of their rest time in bed because you’re a good parent and good parents think like that. Sleep can be taken for granted at times, but we must never let it fall down the pecking order because it plays such a pivotal role that you simply can’t function well without it. Children especially need good sleep as their bodies are still growing and evolving with each day that passes. This is their time to rest and recharge. So, what happens if getting off to sleep is a little on the tricky side? well,… [Read More]

Disneyland Paris Here We Come!

We’re going to Disneyland Paris, and I seriously cannot wait! It’s just over a year since we last went and from the moment I left, I couldn’t wait to go back! Last year we went for 4/5 days, and this year we are going for 7/8 days. The main reason why we are going for longer is because it went so quick last year and I left feeling I had missed so much. Even though it’s not much longer it will hopefully give us a more relaxed pace to the holiday, because knowing we had only four or so days… [Read More]

Darth Vader Is Coming For You: My Sunday Photo

This week my Sunday Photo is Darth Vader appearing from behind a wall to put the fear of god into anybody walking by. Thankfully I was on hand to capture the moment on my trusted iPhone X, otherwise who would have believed that Darth Vader had landed on earth and was living a normal life in the leafy suburbs of a city in South Wales. I imagined he is probably married with two children doing the school run every day, haha! Now the real truth is I live next door to the car park entrance of a pub and I… [Read More]

Making Your Dad Feel Special This Father’s Day With Vitabiotics WellMan

As a father of five children I have been fortunate to have been spoilt for many years as a dad, and if I’m honest, I love it! With children aged 22, 20, 19 and six year twin girls, every Father’s Day is special. Over the years they have reduced me to tears, happy tears I might add, and also fits of laughter with some of their more unusual presents. This year I have teamed up with Vitabiotics. To help you make your dad feel good this year, you can’t cannot go wrong with Vitabiotics Wellman. The Wellman range is an… [Read More]