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5 Natural Ways for Dads to Bond With Their New-born

If you’re a dad, it might seem like you’re put aside when it comes to building a relationship with your newborn. For mothers as primary caregivers, bonding comes spontaneously as they were carrying the child for nine full months, gave birth to it...
by First Time Dad on Dec 5, 2016

3 More Alternative Days Out With Your Toddler

Earlier in the year, I wrote about three places I’ve taken Toddler L as part of a day out. “That sounds a pretty boring post, Dave”, I hear you say. Well, you might be right. However, the difference was that these were alternative...
by The DADventurer on Dec 3, 2016

The Sleep-Deprived Lives Of Parents With Young Kids

Parenting can be tough. Sorry to break the news to you so bluntly if you’re yet to figure that out. I could list all of the things that make it difficult, but I’ll spare you that – for now. Instead, this post is going to focus on j...
by The DADventurer on Oct 18, 2016

Deciding To Send Toddler L To Nursery

We were driving home the other day and the topic of sending Toddler L to nursery / preschool came up. It’s something we’ve talked about previously, but it’s not been properly considered until now. The plan was always to send her...
by The DADventurer on Oct 10, 2016

5 Tips To Encourage Your Toddler To Read

All of the recent back to school chat – and subsequent posting of uniformed kids standing in front of doors – has seen me reluctantly consider the future. You see, in two years’ time, that’ll be my just-turned-four-year old...
by The DADventurer on Sep 29, 2016

The Golf Ball and The Sand Wedge

The Golf Ball and The Sand Wedge - A woman takes a lover home during the day, while her husband is at work. Her 9-year old son comes home unexpectedly, sees them,...

Sharing My Top 5 CBeebies Hotties

OK, I realise that this is a VERY shallow post. I promise that I’m not normally a superficial person, however I understand if I’ve now fallen so far in your estimations that I never recover. For that, I am sorry. I will not apologise thou...
by The DADventurer on Sep 27, 2016

Celebrating Dad And Daughter Bonds Through Football

As Toddler L gets older, I’m starting to get an insight into the type of girl – and woman – she’ll become. Her personality is developing, as are things like her interests. Even at two-years old, it’s already clear tha...
by The DADventurer on Sep 19, 2016

I Am a Stranger and I Might Just Discipline Your Child

I was in the grocery store to complete the weekly mini jaunt for provisions for our cleaner eating household. After rounding I Am a Stranger and I Might Just Discipline Your Child Rob Ainbinder - Digital Dad - Adventures in Fatherhood, Family, Techn...
by Rob Ainbinder - Digital Dad on Aug 18, 2016

For you dad…

Too many years Happened by As a very young child I always wondered why   Distance never Erased your face Yet I wondered why you’d vanished Without a trace   The longing in my heart Never went away Without you … Continue reading →...
by Putting My Feet in the Dirt on Aug 10, 2016

4 Things Reminding Me That I’m A Parent Even When I’m Childfree

In her nearly two years of life, there’s only been a handful of days and nights when I’ve failed to see Toddler L. The odd stag do, the occasional blogging conference, an infrequent night out with mates or when the missus has gone back...
by The DADventurer on Jul 31, 2016

Why Does My Kid Hate Me?

I know that this title is pretty clickbaity – for that, I apologise. The truth is that Toddler L doesn’t hate me, of course she doesn’t. I’d even wager a reasonable amount of money that she actually loves me. So what’s...
by The DADventurer on Jul 10, 2016

Quiet Please. It’s The Great British Tennis Weekend. Ace!

Firstly, let me apologise for the topless tennis photo above. I realise that 95% of people may not have even reached this stage of the post due to that image, but there is a bloody good reason for it – the upcoming Great British Tennis Weekend...
by The DADventurer on Jun 29, 2016

Reading Toddler L’s Favourite Childen’s Books

It’s widely accepted that reading to your kid is pretty bloody awesome. Not only does it allow you to spend quality time together, but it can help with things like their vocabulary, literacy, concentration, understanding and imagination. This,...
by The DADventurer on Jun 22, 2016

Dads are our toys and pals - Happy Father's Day

Dads are our toys and pals Happy Father's Day :)...
by SNAP on Jun 18, 2016

Goodbye, Dad

      Or as Ben better put it, see you later. All my love always, Your Girl xx...
by Larger Family Life on Jun 13, 2016

Happy Father’s Day from Mark’s — or — Papa’s Got Some Brand New Shoes

Growing up, my parents always stressed how important it was to have the right footwear for the occasion, so over the years I’ve learned to invest in kicks that help me be my best no matter what life’s throwing at me. I’d like to...
by Casey Palmer, Canadian Dad on Jun 13, 2016

The Reality Of Being First Time Dad

I may have had better sleep, but I messed up the dream feed and struggled to settle the baby back to sleep. When I finally did get my head on the pillow and tagged Rambo in to look after Rambini, all I could smell was vomit and poo. I have some remin...
by First Time Dad on Jun 11, 2016

4 Ways My Toddler Makes Me Look Like A Bad Parent

Do you ever think that your kid does stuff to purposefully make you look like a bad parent? I do. Over the last month or so, I’ve noticed that Toddler L is going out of her way to embarrass, humiliate and shame me whenever she gets the chance.
by The DADventurer on Jun 6, 2016

The Man’s Lie of Work Life Balance and What to Do Instead

This idea of work life balance appears to have been first invented in the mid-1800s1. And has been propagated by TV, the The Man’s Lie of Work Life Balance and What to Do Instead Rob Ainbinder - Digital Dad - My Adventures in Fatherhood, Fami...
by Rob Ainbinder - Digital Dad on May 31, 2016


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