The lovely people at Hape have kindly provided me with one of their wonderful Tito the Turtle Pull Along toys to give away to a Tired Daddy reader. To enter just head over to http://www.facebook.com/tireddaddy, like and follow the page and share the post with one other tired mummy or daddy. About Tito: Tito is perfect… Read More Competition Time: Win “Tito The Turtle” Pull Along Toy from Hape.
Right, first things first an admission. It is currently 4.37am as I write this, and I am fully aware that the quotation I have used in the title of the post doesn’t really make any sense in the context of what I am saying. However, it is way too early in the morning/late at night… Read More The Slings and Arrows of Outrageous Fortune
Introducing Bad-Dad Bingo – A fun game for all the family! Simply print out the Bad-Dad Bingo Card below, pin to the fridge, and then every time Dad completes one of the poor-parenting acts put a cross in the box. Once you have crossed out a full row shout “BAD-DAD BINGO”, take a photo of… Read More BAD-DAD BINGO!
Let’s get one thing out of the way at the start of this blog… Laughing is awesome! Whether it is a massive uncontrollable belly laugh, a surreptitious bought of inappropriate giggles or just a sly smirk at a smutty double entendre, everyone enjoys a laugh (even goths and Radiohead* fans!). Science (and more importantly… Read More The Infectious Power of Laughter: The unabashed joy of laughing like a baby
Now he is 8 weeks old, my son is really starting to interact with the world around him… and what this means is that we can really tell what of his many many toys is his favorite… And the prize goes to this little beauty… The Tiny Love Smarts – Belly Koala He absolutely loves… Read More Day 57: Tiny Love Smarts – Belly Koala (review)
Now I am approaching six weeks fatherhood, I have to admit that the relentless lack of sleep is now starting to take its toll a little bit. As a side effect of this, I have noticed my calorie intake has increased significantly, with sweet treats becoming an increasingly necessary supplement to help give me the… Read More Day 38: The TINOF* Scale of Parental Tiredness
Over the last month I have changed a lot of nappies. As a new dad this seems to be my main job, and even if I do say so myself, I think I am pretty good at it. In a previous blog I gave some tips for changing nappies in public (link) and so… Read More Day 32: 10 ways to become a “Nappy Change Ninja”