Daddy vs Chips IV. Cooking for twins is not easy. Batch cooking and freezing dinner after dinner at the weekend is a laborious necessity. But what about lunchtimes? Lunches need to be tasty and, most importantly, quick. When you have two kamikaze twoddlers stumbling around, spending time in the kitchen is a rare luxury. After the epic… Continue reading Beating the lunchtime blues
Daddy vs Chips III. The twins do not get ball pools. Despite numerous tries, they either sit there looking bored or climb out and bum-shuffle away. This had left us with a large net of balls burning a hole in the cupboard. Da-da-da was determined to put them to good use. In doing so, I discovered… Continue reading A load of balls!
Daddy vs Chips II Up until last week, I had never cooked anything proper for the twins. I had cooked them simple things, mushed vegetables, pasta with sauce, but I had never cooked a full meal for them. Now a stay-at-home dad, I had no excuse. Being a man with hunter-gatherer delusions, I was keen… Continue reading Cooking with Ella
Daddy vs Chips I: Painting. Nearly three weeks ago, I became a stay-at-home dad. At the start of the summer holidays, I was lucky enough to finish work two days earlier than my wife. Our wonderful nanny was waved goodbye to, a series of foolproof instructions were written and da-da-da took charge. The fact this… Continue reading The first few days…