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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… […]

10 Reasons Why Dads Matter.

10 Reasons Why Dads Matter.

Dear Dads. Ever felt that all the attention is on the mum? You know, she has the mum groups, the various classes, the extra time to actually understand the kid, and you have… work. Well Babycentre have come up with 10 reasons why you also […]

New Inspector Gadget?

New Inspector Gadget?

Please tell me this is actually happening?

The Am I Ready To Be A Dad Test?

The Am I Ready To Be A Dad Test?

Well it seems that someone has come across The Dads Sofa after doing a Google search for “am i ready to be a dad test”, so I figured I’ll actually write one. I guess the important question to answer on a “ready to be a dad test” really is […]

Take Your New Born / Baby to Church Survival Kit

Take Your New Born / Baby to Church Survival Kit

It’s been a few months now of smuggling the little one into Church, and pretending that she also knows when she to be quiet, when to make noise, etc… After a while we figured we needed a selection of special tools to distract, entertain, and […]

Paramore: Monster

Paramore: Monster

Well, since changing wordpress themes, I’ve been wanting a reason to post a video, so I could test the “video format” out. I’ve not found a reason, so just decided to post Monster by Paramore.

What’s The Noise?

What’s The Noise?

Imagine the situation: The adults of the family are sat in the lounge, the toddler is out the room, and you hear a noise. Question: What Is the noise? A) The bin being turned inside out. B) The Fridge being emptied. C) Toys being thrown […]

The Dad Book?

The Dad Book?

Ever had the feeling there’s a Dad Book? You know, some thing that says how to build the best train tracks, always be able to play catch, and contain the secret to getting home from work on time? Obviously, this book needs an answer to […]

To Use A Dummy, Or Not To Use A Dummy.

To Use A Dummy, Or Not To Use A Dummy.

(This is an updated version of a blog post from an old blog.) There seems to be a question that every parent to be hsa to face at one point… Should we use a Dummy? In the words of the Good Lady Wife on Facebook: […]