Da-da's thoughts

Parent Bloggers: How do you do it?

Despite appearances, this blog has not died. Though its been nearly two months since I have written an article and my tweets have been few and far between, its not been through the lack of desire to write. The twins are getting older, cleverer and are doing enough funny and noteworthy things to provide me… Continue reading Parent Bloggers: How do you do it?

Gift Guides

Buying for baby-showers: Solving a man’s retail nightmare

With one of my best friends imminently expecting the arrival of his first child, I’ve spent the last few weeks racking my brain for a suitable present for a discerning baby with cool parents. Fortunately, I’ve been doing some work with UncommonGoods, a company who specialize in sustainable and ethically produced gifts. They make great… Continue reading Buying for baby-showers: Solving a man’s retail nightmare

Daddy vs Chips

Daddy’s First Dance Class

Daddy vs Chips X. Today, Da-Da-Da attended his first dance class. This was something he never wanted to do, but was forced into by the terrible twosomes drunken pirouetting to everything from Nicki Minaj to In The Night Garden. Lacking any discernible sense of rhythm, Da-da-da was understandably nervous. It is hard being the only… Continue reading Daddy’s First Dance Class

Playlists

A playlist for my children aged 20 months

Next week, the twins will hit the big 2-0. 2-0 months that is. Over the last week, I’ve been reflecting on those 20 months and how the twins have changed and grown. One of the sweetest developments has been their dancing, which has evolved from static bum-waggling to exuberant twirling around the front room (followed… Continue reading A playlist for my children aged 20 months