‘Review: Fisher Price Rainforest Jumperoo’

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‘I think it’s time to dig out the Jumperoo for Pumpkin’ High Command mentioned over dinner. Before the birth of Poppet we had the good fortune of attending NCT antenatal classes and met a lovely group of like minded individuals. … Continue reading

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#MySundayPhoto #SilentSunday 27.0714

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‘Combatting Perfectionism: Seeing The Magic Through Their Eyes’

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‘But Daddy I just want to put all the shells in the glass’ pleaded Poppet as I attempted to sort the shells from our recent holiday into size and colour order. At the young age of 35 it was only … Continue reading

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’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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