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Children grow up really, really quickly and very soon after the paint from doing up their bedrooms to welcome a new baby has dried, they themselves become a little conscious about their surroundings and they perhaps even want to help with the new decorations in addition to wanting them done. Either way, whether you’re going to have a professional roped-in to re-do the kids’ bedrooms of if they’re going to pretend to help you do up the new decorations, it can be somewhat...

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Okay so no I’m not, but according to a fun quiz I took, I’m most like Brad Pitt which actually makes me feel really good about myself! Sometimes been a parent can be tiring, but there are many rewards, and just in case you don’t feel like being a father is rewarding enough, we also have a day celebrating it! ...

As a parent, It often seems incredible how quickly children grow. One day you are changing diapers and before you know it, they are headed off to University. However, the thing that will always remind you, of the pace of change is seeing how fast they grow out of clothing and having to pay for it all. We all love the fun of choosing new adorable outfits for our kids, but with kids clothing costing nearly the same as adult clothing, it gets expensive. Here are some tips to have...

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Having a home can be a great opportunity for us dads. It’s our very own little space we can dedicate to our family life. And it’s the place that our kids will grow up, hopefully with happy memories. I’m interested in what we can do to make our homes more child-friendly. No, I’m not suggesting you get rid of all the dad stuff to make it happen. What I am saying though is that there are things that kids just love. So here’s a rundown. A Reading Room Reading...

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So we’ve looked at making sure your family days out stay smooth and fun. But there we focussed on the actual destination or activities. Here we will be focussing on the things that may put you in a bad mood by the time you get there, or even prevent you getting there altogether! Source: Flickr I can hear some of you saying that it’s impossible to ruin a car journey; it’s already ruined by being a long car journey! And to that I say that a long car journey with the family...

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It’s probably the most important time of day, but not everybody has a sufficient one. Getting a good sleep is vital, but so many struggle with it — especially kids. There are so many distractions that make getting shut-eye harder than it should, so you have to identify these and block them out. As a father, your kids will look to you for advice and support. If you notice they’re tired, or aren’t getting out of bed for school, there are a number of things you can try...

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Moving takes some preparation. It’s about more than just throwing the things you own into a box, although there are plenty of people that do just that. If you want to make sure that the stuff you own makes it safely to your new home, here are some things you may want to consider having on hand before you start your moving adventure. ...

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It’s no secret that kids love video games, but – who are you kidding – you love them too! In fact, having children around the house is a great way to indulge your love of gaming. Maybe it’s too rainy for a day out, and gaming will keep you all busy. There are now so many consoles and games out there, it’s difficult to know where to start. You’re looking for something that is age-appropriate, while fun and great for bonding. If you ask me, you can’t go wrong...

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Picture link Whether it’s been planned for months or a spur of the moment trip, family days out are the best. These are the days when you and your kids can create memories you can all cherish forever. But a lack of planning, bad weather and poor organisation can make these days out a total nightmare. As well as upsetting and disappointing your family.  So if you’re considering going on a weekend or half term day out sometime soon, use this guide to make it a complete success...

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image source The best way to keep the kids quiet and entertained is to introduce them to sport. Sport is amazing because it divides their attention and tires them out. When they come back from a day out playing football, they can’t keep their eyes open. But, not every child can play football because of a lack of teams. As a dad, you may want to take it upon yourself to provide your kids and their friends with the same opportunities you had? If you do, this is what you need...

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