When I was a kid, one of my favourite times of year was Autumn. For one reason, this is because my birthday is in October – so Autumn meant prezzies and cake. But there was another reason I loved Autumn… it meant we could sing the school assembly classic “Autumn Days”, with its iconic shouted… Read More Autumn Days – A question about “Jet Planes”
I would image there are a lot of tired mums and dads of hyperactive toddlers out there who can relate to this
My 19-month old son loves trains. When I say loves, I mean he REALLY LOVES, trains! I have no idea where this passion came from as I am about as far from being a trainspotter as you can get, and I have no idea how long it will last, but right now there is nothing… Read More A perfect toy for a train loving toddler!
I intended to write a blog every month or so after Sebastian was born and managed it up until 3 months. Then he began the transformation from being a beautiful, charming but relatively inanimate object into the current incarnation of our son- The Juggernaut (from X-men). No wall is too hard; no surface is too… Read More 8 Months in and still standing… (well Seb is; we are on our knees!)
As I write this I am currently stuck at Kings Cross station. Apparently Great Northern Rail are unable to operate if it is a bit windy (curse you Doris!) Anyway, this is how I have entertained myself as I wait in this Godot-esque purgatory for a train that I am beginning to think may never come:… Read More Things to do at Kings Cross Station when delayed…
In a classic Tired Daddy move I have just been woken up by the train ticket inspector at Kings Cross, having fallen fast asleep on the train ride into London. Now, on the commute into work this is a near daily occurrence, the difference today is that a) it is a Saturday, b) I am… Read More A moral tale…
Yesterday I got home from a long week at work to find that the lovely people at http://www.caketoppers.co.uk had sent me a pack of two yummy cup cakes, topped with the very sleepy looking Tired Daddy logo. Needless to say Tired Mummy and I tucked in, and I am pleased to report that they were… Read More It’s nice when people send me cake!
As any parent attempting the nightmare that is baby led weaning will know, possibly the single most frustrating thing in the world is your little one casually and constantly throwing whatever meticulously prepared food you give them straight on to the floor. For any baby led weaning parent, the three-times-daily post-food-time crawl on the floor… Read More The Tidy Tot Bib and Tray Kit – Review
And we are off…. (after a preamble from David Attenborough) Essentially a horny Sloth – The dude abides A swimming sloth – we are off to a good start, this guys is awesome! There be dragons! – Here we go… the nightmare fuel begins Lemurs vs spiny trees – why don’t they move to the… Read More Planet Earth II – A minute-by-minute review