For five days a week, I don’t get to see much of my kids. I leave for work at 8am and get home at about 6.30pm, meaning breakfast and bedtimes are pretty much the only kid time I get. When the weekends arrive we have so many Things To Sort Out, Tidy And Generally Get Fixed that […]Read More The day I wished I was a stay at home dad
I recently read an interview with Brad Pitt where he mentioned feeling retarded when it came to his emotions. It struck a chord with me, as it’s something I’ve often felt about myself. I have been known to joke about it in the past, but deep down I’m worried it will affect my ability to […]Read More Can an emotional retard be a good dad?
It has been a tough week or so for our family. Unfortunately, after 11 years, we have had to say goodbye to our pet cat Louis, who sadly died. What was even more difficult was telling the kids that he won’t be around anymore and seeing them get so upset. I thought I’d write about […]Read More Goodbye Louis – the loss of a family pet