The Story of Macey Hogan

*** Warning- Post contains information that some readers may find distressing*** Look at the title at the top of this blog post, because it wasn’t the original title. I changed it a few times and had a few variations but my original title read: Mother jailed for 16 years for murder of 2 year old…

My kid only seems to like carrots!

Do you feel under pressure to make sure your child eats the right food? In today’s world of social media and advertising, it seems we’re being bombarded left right and centre with varying bits of advice about how to give your child a healthy balanced diet. Then there are the other parents. I always thought…

Fear of the hoover

I know someone who is scared of the hoover, and contrary to the state of my living room floor, it’s not me!

Sleeping on the stairs at 4am and my Unreasonable Child!

My 1 year old is totally unreasonable! Yeah, I get it, my 1 year old, is totally unreasonable. Maybe her being a 1 year old is a major part of why. I cannot reason with her on a good day, but I definitely cannot reason with her when she makes totally unconscionable decisions like “It’s…

Teenagers: All I know on a post-it!

I know nothing about teenagers. I was one once I think but aside from that I know very little about their strange, seemingly anxiety producing lives.  But parenting doesn’t stop when they become teenagers, in fact, I am almost certain it gets harder.  With that in mind, I read a wonderfully interesting blog this week…

Reflections On Moving Home and an Update

Why do I do it to myself? Moving house! Recently, I have moved house. It remains one of the most stressful things I ever do in my life (considering the football team I support, that is saying something!) During the moving process, I left myself a week to move things over and the took one…

Losing Your Child

Today, I nearly lost my daughter! Well… ok… I didn’t really nearly lose her, more she made a radical big for freedom and daddy had left the back gate unlocked. Before I knew it she was out the gate, down the path and by the car. Thankfully rather than continue her bid for freedom while…

The Most Important Job Title You Will Ever Have

I will be honest, I have a stupidly ridiculous job title! I actually don’t even write my full job title on my internal emails at work because it’d take up so much space people might think it was a paragraph. My job title also doesn’t really reflect the reality of what I do, which potentially…

Why THIS Blog, and why now?

Forever being daddy is about something massively important. Being a Dad. But why write this blog? And why write it now? Here is the answer, you might be surprised?