Last night was the Mum and Working Awards… and I am really pleased to announce that I was awarded ‘HIGHLY COMMENDED’ in the Parent Blogger of the Year category! Wow! Unfortunately, I was not able to attend the event, (ironically because I was at work!) and so didn’t get the chance to meet the other… Read More Tired Daddy is an Award Winner!*
21 years on I can’t decide whether this video of Take That covering Smells Like Teen Spirit is the finest example of punk rock ever to grace the stage or the worst cover ever? Possibly it is both! Some of the guitar is so bad it is borderline genius. Jason Orange had clearly only had… Read More Take That versus Nirvana: The finest example of punk rock ever…
First things first, a big THANK YOU to everyone who voted for me in the Mum & Working Blogger awards! It is actually really flattering to even be nominated at all, but this week I found out that thanks to everyone’s kind support I have been shortlisted to be one of the 6 finalists. Needless… Read More Tired Daddy is a Mum & Working Awards Finalist!
In case you hadn’t noticed, yesterday was another unseasonably hot September day, so when the lovely people at Honest sent me some samples of this new refreshing beverage,needless to say it was much welcomed by me and my colleagues at work. The drink is launching in the UK having already been out in America, and… Read More Honest: (drink review)
For reasons I won’t go into now, this morning I was given a tour of the fantastic Evelina London Children’s Hospital in South London. (http://www.evelinalondon.nhs.uk/) As part of the tour we were taken into the children’s intensive care unit, the part of the hospital they care for the really really critically ill children. This was… Read More A visit to Evelina London Children’s Hospital
Life as a 7 month old is full of exciting new experiences. As the wider world gradually begins to make some kind of sense* and time away from Mummy’s becomes less of a terrifying prospect, even the most mundane activity for us jaded adults can be absolutely mindblowingly thrilling to a little boy. I thought… Read More Weekend Dadventures #1: The Car Wash…
Hello everyone… In a strange quirk of the rules of gender and parenting roles I have somehow been nominated as Working ‘Mum’ blogger of the year… These really are crazy messed up times we are living in people! Voting closes on Monday 12th Sept at 5pm, so if you haven’t voted for Tired Daddy yet… Read More The World has gone mad: Vote now for TiredDaddy.co.uk to be Working Mum of the Year!
Time for another update from our intrepid guest author Dan… well, actually this time it is his 2 week old son Seb who is author. Enjoy…. A Day in the Life of Sebastian: Why the hell am I listening to this sheep’s heart beat? The damned thing has kept me awake all night. That and… Read More Baby’s Eye View
As regular readers of this blog will be aware, in between dealing with the manifold joys and tribulations of being a new dad*, when I get the opportunity I also enjoy watching a bit of sport. Much to my wife’s dismay this summer has been jam packed with sport to watch, from the thrill/depression-fest of… Read More 7 Reasons Watching Sport is Good For You (and Your Child!)