Humour

Get my head round – A Dad trying to cope with the loss of his Partner and becoming a single parent. – Single Dad, Parents Article

The sun is shining. It’s still cold but we will settle for this. So it’s almost official. School has emailed parents to say that looking at the latest government guidance – which apparently isn’t much – only some Primary pupils and those sitting final exams next year will get any direct teaching over the next few months. The earliest Son will be back in school is going to be September. So it’s time to get our heads round this. Looking…

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Usefulness – A Dad trying to cope with the loss of his Partner and becoming a single parent. – Single Dad, Parents Article

Surprised these are not vultures today It’s been one of those days. You wake up as a zombie with one mission – to create havoc. The alarm went and as I swung out of bed I managed to send a glass of water hurtling towards the wall like an Exocet missile. I dried the wall, picked up the glass pieces and applied the plasters to my fingers. Then it was time for my pre school day workout. For some mad…

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Is that a ghost baby? One mom’s terrifying baby monitor scare – Parents Article

Let’s face it–night vision videos can be terrifying. There’s something about the dark, grainy footage that makes you see things that aren’t really in the room. We’ve all been there, but we’d be hard-pressed to find anyone who understands quite as well as Maritza Cibuls. After putting her 18-month-old to bed on Friday, Cibuls glanced at her baby monitor and saw her son sleeping with what looked like a ghost baby. That’s right… a ghost baby. Take a look: Posted…

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Life Lately – Rupert Approves – Parents Article

Guys, how are we in August already? I honestly feel like this year has been one of those ‘blink and you miss it’ ones, but it’s also been insanely busy and filled with a ton of stuff, and busy stuff. Ever since having the second kid I feel like my life has quadrupled with busyness – perhaps it’s because Piper is the most hectic of all the humans, ever, but she has completely turned my life around in terms of managing my time –…

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Yoga is not good for you – A Dad trying to cope with the loss of his Partner and becoming a single parent. – Single Dad, Parents Article

I thought yoga was supposed to be relaxing. My new Yoga dvd arrived yesterday . So I eagerly tried to open it so I could see my stress levels tumble off me. Unfortunately it had been cellophane wrapped by Superman. Eventually I managed to slice open the wrapping and my thumb with the kitchen knife. Good start to my yoga career. After applying plaster to cut thumb put yoga dvd into player and get an error message. Invalid dvd region…

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Yoga is not good for you – A Dad trying to cope with the loss of his Partner and becoming a single parent. – Single Dad, Parents Article

I thought yoga was supposed to be relaxing. My new Yoga dvd arrived yesterday . So I eagerly tried to open it so I could see my stress levels tumble off me. Unfortunately it had been cellophane wrapped by Superman. Eventually I managed to slice open the wrapping and my thumb with the kitchen knife. Good start to my yoga career. After applying plaster to cut thumb put yoga dvd into player and get an error message. Invalid dvd region…

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We need more silly days – A Dad trying to cope with the loss of his Partner and becoming a single parent. – Single Dad, Parents Article

National Clear Your Clutter Day. What other useful or strange days exist in our wacky races type of world. Today is apparently Hamburger Day. Tomorrow is Learn about Composting Day – I defer to Rory for all things to do with composting. Before I start getting a bit Monty Python some national days are truly great ideas. Zero Discrimination Day – 1st March World Wildlife Day – 3rd March World Autism Awareness Day – 2nd April World Red Cross Day…

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Still no coffee. – A Dad trying to cope with the loss of his Partner and becoming a single parent. – Single Dad, Parents Article

It’s been one of THOSE days AGAIN….. I opened the curtains to be blessed with the site of bird poo on the window. When I say bird poo given the volume of the dropping I suspect it was a Pterodactyl. I opened up the next curtain to be blessed with a view of our lawn. Overnight we seem to have acquired 8 mole hills Our mole is back and happily digging up the lawn. Strangely it’s always in parts of…

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Surviving The First Month – Boobs And All (Plus, Win a Breastpump!) – Parents Article

Piper is nearing her one-month birthday. I KNOW. It’s been an incredible (and incredibly fast) first few weeks. She is amazing. I’m drowning in every bit of her, because she really is growing up way too fast for my liking. In fact, I had a little moment this past weekend when discussing birth stories with friends (yes, this is what we talk about now) and I realised she will be my last every baby. I’m devastated that I wont ever have that experience again. But, I digress.…

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So…You Wanna Date my Daughter? – Single Dads are Cool – Single Dad, Parents Article

I will never forget the first time I became a father. Soon after my first daughter was born I was sitting in a chair holding this 6 lb 3 oz. tiny human and I recall a million thoughts going through my mind. I was a new father. I was excited. I was lost. Who am I kidding…I was terrified! I even remember thinking about all the boys that would one day be at my front doorstep. However, I consoled myself…

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