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There’s a poo in my bath – thoughts of a first time dad on baby’s first plop in the tub

After 16 months of fatherhood, I thought I’d avoided this most dreaded parenting milestone; baby’s first poo in the bath. “Oh, that’s never happened to us,” I’d say smugly. “I think we’re well past that now.” I was wrong. Dead wrong. So for any new parents still to experience this inevitable right of passage (and for any who have their…

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FANCY WINNING £1,000 CASH TO GO ON AN ADVENTURE?

When you’re a kid, every day is an adventure. One minute you’re a pirate, sailing the seven seas and fighting off giant squid. The next, you’re a police officer, chasing down a gang of robbers after the heist of the century. Before morphing into an astronaut (in a cardboard rocket), counting down from 10 and blasting into space. Your imagination…

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What our preemie son’s birth meant to me…

For millions of parents across the globe, today is special. Because Friday 17th November 2017 is officially World Prematurity Day; a time for parents of preemie babies to reflect on the journey we’ve all been through (or are still going through) while raising awareness of the key issues and misconceptions around prematurity for any and every parent who will experience…

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Who has the harder job? A working parent or the one who stays at home with the baby?

It doesn’t happen every day, but at the end of an exhausting week, it’s a debate that often takes place between knackered, emotionally-charged parents; who has the tougher job? The working parent or the one left at home with the baby? As a working parent myself, I have to admit…I do sometimes feel like I’ve drawn the short straw. Leaving…

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Can I please just poo in peace? A poem for parents of toddlers…

There are so many joys of being a parent to a toddler…but losing your privacy and the ability to enjoy a leisurely pit stop in the bathroom (without an audience) is definitely not one of them. So for every parent who has ever been rudely interrupted by their toddler ‘mid-stream’ or who has taken to bribing said child with snacks…

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