I appreciate I’m a bit late to wade in on the bribes for breastfeeding debate. I hope you’ll excuse my tardiness but I’ve been looking after a child that had a stomach bug. With my apologies out the way, I’m trying to get my head around the idea that women in South Yorkshire and Derbyshire […]
About John AdamsJohn Adams is a married father of two young daughters. He writes about parenting from the dad’s perspective on his blog; Dadbloguk.com. John, who is the primary carer for his children, writes about all aspects of parenting and isn’t afraid to be controversial. He has a particular passion for highlighting the sexism and gender barriers he comes across as a man that looks after the children. John works in media and public relations and was previously a journalist.
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Last month I ranted about the school run. This month I have decided to write about a few observations I have made based on my recent experiences of becoming a school gate dad. I’m sure they aren’t that dissimilar to the experiences of school gate mums but please have a read and let me know […]
I’ve only been doing the school run a number of days, but it’s already become the bane of my life. I knew it was going to be bad, but I was quite unprepared for this daily ritual. The roads around school are bumper-to-bumper busy and cars seem to get strewn in any spot large enough […]
In just a few weeks my eldest daughter, Helen, will be starting school. I’m sure all of us parents that have kids starting in reception class this September are wondering where the past four years have gone. I certainly am. In this household we’re also wondering what to do about the school uniform. Isn’t […]
I’ve been doing this parent thing for a little over four years now and in that time it has definitely had an impact on my physical fitness. Going back a few years, I was an avid runner. I once finished the British 10K in 49 minutes and at school the killer 400 metre sprint was […]
Our regular dad John Adams asks this month whether we should leave the wireless devices at home when we take the kids to play? What’s your take? There’s a spot near our home that’s popular with parents who want to let their kids off the leash so they can charge off on bikes, skateboards and […]
The past few months have been glorious. My wife, you see, has been on maternity leave since October so she’s been at home seven days a week while I have gone out to work part time, as I have since early 2011. In just a few short weeks, our family situation will change. My wife […]
I recently read a fantastic blog article by Anna White in the Telegraph. Some of the language used by White made me wince but I found myself agreeing with her her call for a more common sense approach to the great ‘breast versus formula feeding’ debate. You very rarely, if ever, hear men commenting on […]
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