Parenthood

Dad Sofa Notebook
Parenting Life

The Parents Back To School Checklist

Well done! You’ve made it through the holidays! It’s time to send the kids back to school! Obviously it’s easy to say that the kids are “going back to school”, but actually the whole back to school thing is a mission in on itself. To help you survive this mission with your sanity, here is […]

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Tales From The Toy Shelf

Lego Dad Diaries #4

“There’s no such thing as the Gruffalo” he said. But Lego dad had been wrong before.

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Parenting Life

Great Christmas Present Ideas For Kids, When You Hate The Parents

I’m sure you’ve noticed, but we’re slowly moving into Christmas. That time of year when we all run around finding presents for each other. Some people are easy to buy for… if you dont have kids, buying Christmas presents for kids can be difficult.  Are you looking for Christmas present ideas for kids? If you […]

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Parenting Life

Parenthood Accidents No One Tells You About

*** Trigger Warning – Some details some people may find gross **** There we are, relaxing on the grass when Daddy somehow becomes a climbing frame. As part of the climbing frame experience, I get grass thrown on me…In the midst of the grass throwing… Something happened… It seemed it was a great idea to […]

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Conversations With A Toddler
Parenting Life
Toddler Life

Conversations With A Toddler #4

Me: What would you like to eat Darling? Some Carrot? Toddler: No. Me: Cheese? Toddler: No. Me: Cucumber? Toddler: No. Me: Egg? Toddler: No. Me: Toast? Toddler: Yes please. Me: So you want Toast? Toddler: No Thanks. Me: … #CryingInsideALittle

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Parenting Life

10 Reasons Why You Don’t Want Another Kid (or at least not yet)

It seems that if you’re together with someone for more then two seconds then particular people start asking about when to expect wedding bells and / or the sound of tiny feet? Then you have a kid…. and they then ask when you’re having another one. Its almost as if people are telling you to hurry up […]

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Conversations With A Toddler
Toddler Life

Conversations With A Toddler #1

(After being “keen” to use her teeth yet again this afternoon) Mummy: “Why are you using your teeth lots? Can you tell me?” Silence “Can you use your words to say why?” Little One: “Why?”

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Parenting Life
Toddler Life

What Parents Say | What Toddlers Hear.

After seeing our toddler react in entirely the opposite way to what she asked earlier, I wondered if she just heard the exact opposite of what we say. Heres a collection of other things that toddlers may hear differently to what was said.

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