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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…

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Time flies when you’re having…KIDS!

Whoever said “time flies when you’re having fun”, clearly wasn’t a parent. Because for us humble child-rearing folk, time doesn’t just fly by. It literally whizzes past at the speed of light, in a blur of pooey nappies, baby-led food fights and sleepless nights, to the point where you can hardly remember what…

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A letter to Teddy on our first Father’s Day together

From the moment you entered this world, I knew that, whatever happened in life, I’d love you forever. Even though you were covered in a weird white waxy substance and had a pointy head like a giant avocado, in my eyes you were nothing short of perfect. You won’t remember (although it’s a…

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The kind of dad I hope to be? Just like my own… #BackToDad

When you become a father for the first time, everything changes. In the blink of an eye, from that moment you hear your baby cry for the first time, you go from being a relatively care-free guy to something far more grown up. A man. A role model. Someone who has real responsibilities.…

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The truth about fatherhood – insights from four first time dads on pregnancy, birth and babies

I’ve said it before and I’ll say it again. Being a hands-on working dad in this day and age is one of the toughest (but most rewarding) jobs around. From my own experience and what I’ve seen from others online, the vast majority of dads today are infinitely more involved in the parenting…

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