Dads: Out with the old, in with the new

Farewell 2018, hello 2019. The baton passes from one year to the next. It’s time to reflect on what has gone before and make plans for what is to come. Here’s a sample of what has been on the minds of me and my fellow dads over the Christmas and New Year holidays. The old…

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Real parents and children review I’M A GIRLY fashion doll #ad

  Do your children still enjoy playing with dolls? Do you wish you could extend the amount of time they enjoy dolls? Then I’M A GIRLY Fashion-Doll is an exciting option for playing dress-up and pretend. I’M A GIRLY is aimed squarely at children aged 8 to 12. It has a strong focus on fashion, style…

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12 great ideas for family New Years Eve parties

Once you become a parent, a New Year’s Eve party is a different game. With children running round, casual food, all kinds of drinks and games galore, New Year’s Eve is a family affair. You don’t have to worry about a designated driver or taxi home, you can relax in the sitting room while the…

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Dad Bloggers: It’s Christmas!

It’s safe to say Christmas is well and truly upon us. You’ll be reading this with either a smug grin on your face, happily declaring to everyone you meet how organised you are and ready for Christmas, or with gritted teeth thinking about those people with the smug grins.  Either way, it’s here!  What is…

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SEND: Advent & Christmas countdown

Season’s Greetings to all SEND parents and bloggers out there!  It’s no surprise that many of us have been using the time to Advent calendars to raise awareness for our causes.  We’ve also been helping each other out be sharing ideas as we all prepare for the festive period.  As Something About Sam says, there…

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Let’s not put a price on a happy Christmas

A news story out last week revealed that grandparents will spend £67.62 on gifts for each of their grandchildren this Christmas. This story made my heart sink for a couple of reasons. On one hand, I know that it should be taken with a pinch of salt. It was a story created by an insurance…

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