’10 Ways To Survive A Joint Holiday With The Inlaws’

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‘Darling I would appreciate it if you did not wander around the bunglaow in your pants….I don’t think Mum likes it!!!!’ High Command pleaded with me as we marked the half-way point of our 14-day summer holiday with Nana and Grandpa. … Continue reading

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Life With 3 Kids: Guest Post By Tim @ThatchamDad

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In the latest guest post on life with 3 kids it gives me great pleasure to welcome the wonderful Tim whose blog, Slouching Towards Thatcham, is well worth a look :-). Tom asked me if I could share some of … Continue reading

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#MySundayPhoto #SilentSunday 20.07.14

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Recipe: BBQ Lemon and Lime Chicken

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‘Yep, I was’nt sure when you said Lemon and Lime but I’ll give you this one - it tastes lovely’ confirmed High Command with a mouthful of chicken. Following on from my BBQ successes last week I have decided to continue … Continue reading

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‘Our First Road Trip In The Funbus – A Survivor’s Account’

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‘daddy…Daddy….DADDY…..Dumpling has spilt ice cream over the DVD player’ Poppet enthusiastically informed us as we sat in the crawling traffic.’ As a family we recently reached another one of those milestones in life. The sort that even a few years … Continue reading

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‘Giveaway: BubbleBum Inflatable Car Booster Seat’

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We are pleased to say that following the positive review of the BubbleBum inflatable Car Booster Seat the guys at BubbleBum have very kindly agreed to provide one for a giveaway. So if you would like to win one of these wonderful … Continue reading

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‘Review: BubbleBum Inflatable Car Booster Seat’

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‘Can you guess what this is?’ I asked High Command handing her the uninflated BubbleBum car booster seat. I must admit when I was asked to review an inflatable car booster seat I was’nt sure what to expect. The multiple … Continue reading

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‘Silent Sunday – Bubble Monster 13.07.14′

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‘So Just Who Can You Trust?!?’

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‘Bloody hell my old sixth form Chemistry teacher has just been jailed for 3 years for pedalling severe child pornography’ I exclaimed to High Command after reading a link to a news article sent to me by an old school … Continue reading

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‘The Lesser Spotted Pink Ikea Bowl’

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‘But I want the PINK bowl!!!!!’ wailed Poppet as I battled through another ‘Weekend Breakfast with Daddy’ session, whilst I very kindly let High Command have a lie in… I have to admit I go to work for a rest … Continue reading

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Life With 3 Kids: Guest Post By Jess @WryMummy

Since becoming the proud owner of our 3rd daughter earlier this year I have been scouring the twinterweb for advice on how to survive with 3 sproglets. It is with this in mind that I have reached out to the … Continue reading

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‘Developing An Early Drinking Problem’

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‘Just how many ruddy plastic cups does one family need!!!’ I thought to myself as I trawled through the house and garden to rescue the latest brood of lost kiddy cups because I could not find the requested white one … Continue reading

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‘Whimpers In The Night, An Invasion And A Rather Large Trump’

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‘Ddddddddaaaaaaadddddddyyyyyyyy I can’t sleep…….there’s a beetle in my bedroom and I’m realy scared…..’ Poppet whimpered helping herself to the duvet as she climbed into my bed! It’s 3am. It’s the early hours of Monday morning. I need to be up … Continue reading

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‘Giveaway: The Little Girl Who Lost Her Name’

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 ‘If you would like to let me have the names of your kids I can arrange to send some copies of The Little Girl Who Lost Her Name for you to see how our books make a great unique gift’ … Continue reading

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‘Recipe: BBQ Meal Chicken In Black Bean Sauce’

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‘Yum yum, these taste wonderful’ Poppet said with a mouthful of chicken. After being sent a Bondi G300 3 Burner Gas BBQ by B&Q I have taken up the challenge to cook five meals on it. So anyway here is my fifth … Continue reading

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‘Recipe: BBQ Meal Sweet Chilli Sweetcorn’

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‘These will blow your socks off’ High Command said to me as I flopped the sweetcorn on the barbie. After being sent a Bondi G300 3 Burner Gas BBQ by B&Q I have taken up the challenge to cook five meals on … Continue reading

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’11 Things That Are No Longer Sacred As A Parent’

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‘Its going to be a long day…..’ the text from High Command read. As I looked at the accompanying photo of the rice crispy carnage, I breathed out a sigh of relief from the saftey of my office!!! It’s a … Continue reading

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‘Recipe: BBQ Meal – Sundried Tomato, Basil & Feta Cheese Peppers’

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 ‘I love the different colours Daddy can I have one?’ asked Poppet as I finished cooking the peppers. After being sent a Bondi G300 3 Burner Gas BBQ by B&Q I have taken up the challenge to cook five meals on it. … Continue reading

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‘Recipe: BBQ Lunch – Home Made Healthy Pork Burgers’

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‘You can’t buy these from a fast food joint’ I joked to High Command as I flipped the burgers on my new BBQ. After being sent a Bondi G300 3 Burner Gas BBQ by B&Q I have taken up the challenge to … Continue reading

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Recipe: BBQ Breakfast – Poached Egg, Mushroom, Bacon & Tomato with a difference

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‘And now for a little something different – I give you a BBQ Breakfast: Poached Egg, Mushroom, Bacon & Tomato with a difference’ I thought to myself as my mind began to wander onto grand designs of appearing on Master Chef. … Continue reading

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Review: B and Q Bondi G300 3 Burner Gas Barbecue

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‘There is a God’ I exclaimed to myself as I read through the email asking me if I was interested in reviewing a BBQ for B and Q – this was given the fact that our current BBQ has seen … Continue reading

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‘I Survived #BritMumLive – The Debrief’

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‘Saftey in numbers is it?’ a Mummy blogger exclaimed with raised eyebrows to the four of us as we stood chatting in a tight defensive Daddy Blogger unit. Well that’s it – I survived my first #BritMumsLive event! Was it … Continue reading

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‘Woop Woop I’m A Tots100 Top Dad Blogger’

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‘Woop woop I’ve been listed 16th in the Tots100 Top Dad Blogger list’ I chuckled to myself. Its nice to be recognised and have just seen I have been listed 16th in the Tots100 Top Dad Bloggers list. Thanks for … Continue reading

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‘My Alternative Top 10 Tips For Surviving #BritMumsLive As A Bloke’

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‘Now you’re not going to get into trouble whilst you’re down there are you?’ enquired High Command sternly as I showed her the schedule for #BritMumsLive With only a couple of days to go until I head off down to … Continue reading

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‘The Dad’s Camping Survival Guide’

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‘daddy…….Daddy……DADDY…….I need a wee wee’ cried Poppet at 3am whilst I was away with the fairies dreaming of yestayear lie ins… Last weekend saw the second year myself and a few other Dads embarked on a weekend of glamping camping … Continue reading

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