Why you should Stop reading Parenting books

Why you should Stop reading Parenting books

As a father of two children, one of whom is soon to become a teenager, I’m always surprised by the shear number of books available for expectant mothers and confused fathers. I’m also utterly flabbergasted by some of the utter trite the authors peddle which is why you should stop reading parenting books immediately. Some of […]

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Is your child a Gadget Gremlin?

                I first experienced my child turning into a Gadget Gremlin when he was around 7 years old and wrote about why it is important to limit your child’s screen time. His grandparents had bought him a gift of a Nintendo DS for Christmas. My wife wasn’t too […]

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Setting Rules for Grandparents

Setting rules for grandparents can be a difficult (but often necessary) task. Grandparents are often more relaxed with boundaries than they were with their own children, and the rules that applied to you as a child may not be translating to your own children by Nanny and Granddad. The problem with setting rules is that […]

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On Demand Generation

The On Demand Generation: a severe lack of patience

It’s fair to say that children have never been known for their high levels of patience, but it seems that the On Demand Generation of children are finding it even more difficult to wait. Like most parents, we limit the screen time that our children have. We use Microsoft Family Safety to limit the number […]

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things no one tells you when you become a Dad

Things No One Tells You When You Become a Dad

Having had two children who are now 8 and 11, I thought it was time to compile a list of things no one tells you when you become a Dad. There are a lot of things you learn when you become a father, some of which other dad’s seem to keep to themselves. Hopefully some […]

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