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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...

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...

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...

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...

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. ...

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...

Safety isn’t something that happens on its own. You have to push it into the right place in your life, and in your family’s lives. And in particular, you have to make sure that you take special care of your vehicles when it comes to ensuring that safety checks are done regularly. ...

When you’ve got kids that are of school age, your flexibility for scheduling family holidays is severely limited. Not only do you not want to take your kids out of school for the sake of their education, now you could even be fined for doing so. With the window of opportunity to go on holiday so restricted, it’s important to take full advantage of it. While it may sound nice to blow huge sums of money on a trip abroad, you don’t need to. Indeed, we’re into...

You first got married and you bought a house. Soon after that the kids came along. Now you’re feeling like there is just not enough room for everyone anymore. But what can you do? ...

There are several stages of life that have relatively clean splits from each other. There’s youth, there’s the teenage years, the college years, and then at some point you turn into the closest thing that you can to a functional adult. And it’s understood that culturally speaking, teenage and college years are going to be a little looser about experimenting and partying of various sorts. ...

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