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5 reasons why Mark Warner is now top of our holiday wish list

If you’d asked us a couple of years ago whether we’d ever consider going on an all-inclusive beach resort holiday, the answer would have almost certainly been, “naaa, it’s not really our kinda thing.” Because my wife Rosie and I have always liked to think of ourselves as more of the adventurous type, doing everything we can to stay off…

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The perfect getaway for mums in need of a little TLC

My wife Rosie is, without doubt, the most amazing mum to our little boy Teddy. During the working week, while I’m stuck in the office, she gives him constant love and attention, from the second he wakes up in the morning to the moment she tucks him into bed each night. And throughout this gruelling 12 hour shift, somehow she…

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Sex after having a baby: 7 things that mums want dads to know

Since my dear old mum is an avid reader of this blog, sex is a topic that I have (so far) refrained from writing about on YOU THE DADDY (for the record, in case she’s reading this, I’ve only done it once, and even then it was purely for procreative reasons). However, in every lovely relationship, sex is hugely important…

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The importance of date night…10 top tips to plan your perfect kid-free night out!

In case you hadn’t already realised, relationships are hard work. No matter how long you’ve been together, or how in love you are, you have to put in hours of hard graft if you want to keep the romance alive. It may sound simple enough, but as we get older, as our jobs get more high pressured, and as we…

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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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