With one of my best friends imminently expecting the arrival of his first child, I’ve spent the last few weeks racking my brain for a suitable present for a discerning baby with cool parents. Fortunately, I’ve been doing some work with UncommonGoods, a company who specialize in sustainable and ethically produced gifts. They make great… Continue reading Buying for baby-showers: Solving a man’s retail nightmare
Daddy vs Chips XI Though the twins are not yet two, the ‘terrible twos’, it appears, are upon us. Though the tears and tantrums started some time ago, over the last two weeks I have been introduced to a new terror: The Tantrum In Public.
Daddy vs Chips X. Today, Da-Da-Da attended his first dance class. This was something he never wanted to do, but was forced into by the terrible twosomes drunken pirouetting to everything from Nicki Minaj to In The Night Garden. Lacking any discernible sense of rhythm, Da-da-da was understandably nervous. It is hard being the only… Continue reading Daddy’s First Dance Class
Next week, the twins will hit the big 2-0. 2-0 months that is. Over the last week, I’ve been reflecting on those 20 months and how the twins have changed and grown. One of the sweetest developments has been their dancing, which has evolved from static bum-waggling to exuberant twirling around the front room (followed… Continue reading A playlist for my children aged 20 months
Half term has been full of walks in the park, bobble hats and mud. Sometimes it just gets a bit much.
Da-da-da recently wrote an article for the Blended Parent Network. You can check it out here. Thank you to David and Luke who run the network. They can be found on twitter @blended_parent.
Daddy vs Chips IX. I have previously written about our ventures between the British Isles with the twins here, expressing my preference for Irish Ferries over my once beloved Ryan Air. In the past, Da-da-da and Ma-ma-ma have only had the courage to take the twins on the aptly named Jonathan Swift catamaran, which can cross… Continue reading Travelling with Twins: The Long Haul