Finance: Paying for private education

I’ve often heard a parent say that they will do anything for their children. How far does this go? For some the prospect of a better future for their children involves paying for their education. Are you someone that private education is non-negotiable? Or do you think that it is a waste of money? I…

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Current Affairs: The Royal Baby & other stories

Have you heard there’s a new royal kid on the block? Apparently, this fellow is a bit of a heartbreaker, and goes by the name of Archie Harrison Mountbatten-Windsor. No, I’ve not heard of him either. Ho, ho. It’s been a while since we’ve done one of these round-ups of current affairs posts. I’m sure…

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Dads: A look back at Easter

Ah, Easter. Two weeks off school. Paying five times as much for an Easter egg as you would do for an equivalent chocolate bar. And something about some ancient bloke, a crown of thorns and a wooden cross. Here are my fellow dads’ perspectives on Easter, including what they’ve been up to over the Easter…

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Presents fit for a Prince!

(The BritMums reviewer was provided the products mentioned free to test and review. All opinions are the reviewer’s own.) With half the world watching the news about Prince Harry and Meghan Markle having their baby this week, there are many questions on everyone’s lips. The whole world is speculating what the new baby will be…

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Celebrating the royal baby!

Today’s announcement from the Duke and Duchess of Sussex is wonderful news – a baby boy! I remember back in 2013 when Catherine, the Duchess of Cambridge stood on the steps of the Lindo Wing, to show off her new son. The excitement for a royal baby and the whole ‘door watch’ as news channels…

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