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  • A night person, morning demand

    As someone from an early age I’ve always been a night person, as a teenager like most I migrated my sleeping patten to later nights and sleeping in, but as I’ve got older and responsibilities etc changed, the demand for those hours of sleep and pattern etc decreased but my mind and body hasn’t. Years later with early starts for kids and work it’s always a challenge getting up in the morning and trying to sleep.

    Dad Life
    / 30 May 2022
  • I’m 40 this year

    As 2022 hits something dawned on me, I’m 40 this year, and I’ve been thing about my life and what the second half (if I live that long) will be like, there are many big age celebrations but 40 to me is the first one that I feel old with, but how am I feeling about all this? well, I thought id write it down.

    Dad Life
    / 16 May 2022
  • Gift Republic Awesome 80's Board Game

    Child of the 80s | Awesome 80’s Board Game

    Being a child of the 80s I was able to experience a lot of things, each decade provides those children great memories. While pop culture and changes happening in the decade, every child grows up with something different in their lives, with memories, events, occasions, and loves, but this one is all about the 1980s, the best decade?

    Dad Life, Lifestyle
    / 28 March 2022
  • I’m a Geek, but aren’t we all nowadays?

    Let’s be honest for years Geek had a stigma to it, Geeks, Nerds, or whatever you wanted to call them had that thing about them, they were always seemed inferior, not cool or something wrong with them, Films, TV real life didn’t help there cause at all, essentially adding fuel to fire but as pop culture and life has changed in the last 20 years, are we now at the point where Geek, etc is now a pop culture reference and actually pretty standard and almost cool? to some people

    Dad Life
    / 24 January 2022
  • Living on a financial edge or Saving the excess?

    Money is something we often don’t want to talk about and for many, it’s arguably one of the things that’s on our minds the most. For some, it can be difficult from month to month and almost living on a delicate position, almost a financial edge, and for others it can be saving saving saving, sitting on money just in case.

    Dad Life
    / 14 January 2022
  • A Parent surrounded by Singles

    I was lucky enough to find Boo when I was young, and since then we have been together for over 20 years, we’ve been even more fortunate to have 3 children and build a life together, but over the years some friends have come and gone, but a few of mine have stayed around, alongside some newer ones, however recently I’ve pondered to myself there all single or have no kids, etc and this can be a struggle.

    Dad Life
    / 18 October 2021
  • Time | My OCD

    We all have things that are a little compulsive, some struggle with it more than others and there can be different levels of OCD, my closest to this is my time obsession, it’s extremely odd and can be a constant frustration and plays on my mind with watches and clocks.

    Dad Life
    / 28 June 2021
  • Part-Time and Dad Time

    A couple of years ago after working full-time non-stop for nearly 20 years, we had a change around in our life and work situation, this allowed me to go part-time and as a dad spend more time with the kids and be part of family life, 2 years on how are we getting on? what’s been happening? and more importantly, is it working.

    Dad Life
    / 14 June 2021
  • Kids Homework | What do we struggle with?

    As the kids are getting older their homework naturally gets tougher, with Roo now fully in the high school mode and staring down the GCSE’s, the level of Homework has shot up, being parents you will often get asked for help, whether its 5, 10 or 14 kids will always ask for some help and some point.

    Dad Life
    / 16 November 2020
  • Nespresso Coffee | What to expect if you’re new to them

    Nespresso coffees have grown in popularity over the years as more and more people have bought the machines and thus the coffee pods, they were distinctive and Nespresso went further and added a Vertuo style design in there Pods to expand the drinking aspects further. But if you were fortunate to have, be given or purchase a Nespresso machine it can be a little overwhelming, Looking at machines, Boutiques, Pods, pods sizes, strength grading etc it can all be a lot, especial if you’re new to them.

    Dad Life
    / 2 November 2020