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A Father of Girls – And That’s Fine By Me!

Last week I was sat having a cup of coffee whilst the girls were at their ballet class. I was partaking in my favourite pastime… people watching. I am incredibly nosy. I do my best to come across as someone who sits quietly minding my own business but really I’m just trying to get some…

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Willies, Bits, Boobs & Testi-Whats?!

There is a point when every child realises that boys and girls are different. Quite early on they start behaving differently and there is nothing you can do about it. Anna is a very girly girl. Somehow without us realising what was happening she became obsessed by princesses, Disney films and Barbie. She gets in…

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Un-Quality Time With The Children…

Having small children and working full time is hard work. So you like to make the most of the time you have with the children on your days off and in the evenings once you are home. Quality time is the phrase. It’s not about the quantity of time but the quality of that time.…

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Arrghh! Don’t Say That In Public!

I have many years of embarrassing my children ahead of me and if any of you have seen me dance then you know full well just how embarrassing I can be. And if my dancing isn’t enough then I will of course have an epic amount of material if I ever get the joy of…

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The Undisciplinable Child

As time goes by and the children grow up their personalities will change and develop. Who they become will be dependant on what they experience, who they meet and where they go. The two children who we think we are bringing up the same will no doubt become quite different people. At the moment however…

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Parenting is Disgusting

Everyone has been a bit ill at home this week. Iris started it off waking up in the night and grumbling as I carried her through to our bedroom. As ever, she immediately wanted to be passed to Carolyn so I thrust her over and before Carolyn had really had time to open her eyes…