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September 17, 2019

Fashion trends come and go, but if there is one that seems to be standing the test of time best in this culture of fast paced style, it is the ‘mini me’ craze. Yes, coordinating parent-child outfits are not just a fleeting bit of fun. They are a serious style statement if ever there was one.

Far from the matchy-matchy ensembles of yesteryear (adult-child garments made from the same piece of fabric for economical reaso...

June 18, 2019

Thea was due to be born on the 21st August 2017. The pregnancy as a whole was quite difficult, as my wife Harriet had bleeding and so we were back and forth to the hospital quite a lot. We were also told at a scan that Thea was very small, so I think we were both already quite stressed and anxious before she even arrived. It was like walking on egg shells. Do you raise the subject, or just try to carry on and not to think what...

June 16, 2019

Ordinary, we’re all about the Mums (not to state the obvious), but today we’re taking a Dad stance on parenting and talking to a handful of ‘insta dads’ about their experience of raising children, jugging the helter skelter of family, work and life balance... and what they’ll be up to this Father’s Day!


 ‘The Hairy Father’ 
‘Being a father comes with highs of coming home from work and they are shouting your name running t...

December 17, 2018

What have you found the best and hardest parts of fatherhood to be?


The hardest part of fatherhood would definitely be trying to strike a balance. Society had made us believe that it is the woman’s/mothers place to look after the child/children whilst the man /father spends all his time working to provide. Interestingly enough, I come from a background that totally and utterly believes in this but I have always felt it is not...

October 19, 2018

Let’s get one thing straight. Aside from Alan Garner in The Hangover, no man has ever looked cool while sporting a baby carrier. But did this stop me strapping my son to my chest and transporting him wherever he wanted to go? No, it did not. And the suggestion that wearing a baby carrier is emasculating won’t put me off either.

I appreciate Piers Morgan’s comments about Daniel Craig wearing a baby carrier were designed to...

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