Categories: "In real life"

6 weeks school holidays dad - day 2

DAY TWO - Sunday 25th July: Sprog2 woke me up at 6.30am, once I'd fed and watered her, she then decided to go back to sleep. I was still groggy after the exertions of yesterday, so I was drifting in and out of snooze mode whilst upright on the chair -… more »

6 weeks school holidays dad - day 1

I will attempt to list all the things that we - stay at home dads - do, during the six weeks summer school holidays. To those working and having to go into work everyday, staying at home looking after children, sounds like “easy street,” -… more »

Shopping discrimination

Why is discrimination permitted by the powers that be and various consumer bodies/quangos that we, the people pay for? Age shopping discrimination: I can stand in Greggs on a given day and pay 10% more than the person next to me, for exactly the same… more »

New baby coming - what to buy?

When your new baby is about to arrive, the temptation is to buy lots of things and with the price of baby things going through the roof, it makes frugal sense not to go overboard! Every company under the sun wants to sell you something, wants you to… more »

Feeding time - the wonders of baby rice

If you are expecting or have just had a baby, I cannot emphasise more, the benefits of having in your cupboards, a packet of baby rice. It is bland, it's seemingly of not much use, but baby rice in our house, is a godsend. Take for example the throwing… more »