A Parenting and Lifestyle blog based in Exeter, Devon. Focussing on Dad Life, Geek Stuff, and Gluten Free Living

Month: February 2015

Dad Things That Dads Dont Get Told

Dad Things That Dads Dont Get Told

“Has anyone warned you about the insomnia yet?” Asked a Dad-of-2 friend of mine after Church one morning. I turned my sleep fuelled head to face him: “What” It turned out, that after a while, for no good reason, Dads just struggle to sleep. I […]

Questions Pregnant Women May Ask

Questions Pregnant Women May Ask

Found somewhere online… I guess all the answers are kind of accurate…

It’s Started. (The Battle of Why)

It’s Started. (The Battle of Why)

A conversation from earlier… me: “Come on, let’s get something on your legs” Little One: “Why?” me: “Because I don’t want you to get cold.” Little One: “Why?” me: *sigh* It doesn’t look like she is in full flow yet, but we are getting prepared […]

Visiting The Twisted Oak, Ide, Near Exeter.

Visiting The Twisted Oak, Ide, Near Exeter.

Its been a busy few months for The Twisted Oak pub, which can be found in Ide, just by Exeter. It was closed down by its previous owner, due to “high running costs”, then the building had squatters move in. After the squatters left, the […]

Ruckley’s Tryfest

Ruckley’s Tryfest

With the Six Nations upon us, The Rugby Football Union [RFU] has launched its first interactive video game for the iphone ‘Ruckley’s Tryfest’. Seems alright to kill a few minutes, plus it doesn’t have any in-app purchases, which every thing on the app store seems to have […]

Toddler in Toilet Seat Horror!

Toddler in Toilet Seat Horror!

It looks like a Devon parent has found a new way that toilet training can go wrong. According to theexeterdaily.co.uk: Devon firefighters had an unusal emergency call out – to a toddler with a trainer toilet seat stuck on his head. One fire appliance from Ottery […]

Patrick Stewart. Man. Actor. Legend.

Patrick Stewart. Man. Actor. Legend.

Patrick Stewart. Captain Picard. Professor X. All round famous actor. And does stuff like this.

How Long Do You Wait?

How Long Do You Wait?

Imagine the situation: Your toddler leaves the Living Room heading towards the kitchen, making “I want food noises”. Question: How long do you wait until you go after the toddler? A) Nice and Quick! B) Do you wait, finish what you’re doing then go? C) Hang on… […]