‘Tired Mummy’ created this great sign for our front door, in an attempt to stop trick or treaters from waking the baby this Halloween… feel free to share, print out and use to keep your own little monsters from being awoken. 🎃 👻 😱 (Spider graphics via http://www.designsbymissmandee.com)
We had a pumpkin carving competition today at work. I hate Halloween. I am also very tired. My entry kind of sums both of these things up… Remind you of anyone?
This morning I didn’t get to the station in time to buy a coffee, and so got onto the train sans drink. However, in my morning haze I slumped into my seat, turned on my iPod and completely forgot this fact. So 15 minutes into the journey I took the coffee cup from the table… Read More Great Northern Rail Fail
The Problem: As we all know, babies fart and poo A LOT. It can happen any time, any place (see for example my earlier blog – A Poo At The Swimming Pool*), and the constant fear of an impending poonami is one of the most stressful parts of parenting. One of the biggest challenges we… Read More Dadventions #2 – The Smelliscope™
The Problem: After a long and inevitably sleepless night, time in the morning for a tired daddy is at an absolute premium. Where there used to be plenty of time to get dressed, showered, brush your teeth, have breakfast and coffee and get out of the door in time to catch the train to work,… Read More Dadventions* #1 – Caffeinated Toothpaste
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