Tag: "baby"

Dad diary - The terrible twos, barriers and digging out footings...

As is our luck, it seems with sprog2, we have hit the "terrible twos." Previously we have seen the odd tantrum, the odd comical bottle/cup throwing in the face, the screaming abdabs over a pencil or random piece of paper that was being stuffed in the… more »

Dad diary - Baby fun, no sleep, broken exhausts and football!

Chances of an easy day today, nil! Bro's car broken so late night drive last night was a 230 mile round trip to pick him up. Got to Sunderland turn off of a1 and my exhaust fell off. 30 minutes later and contractor for RAC pulled off back box and said… more »

Dad diary - Baby development ideas

Sprog2 has turned 16 months old today, developing all the time, something happened just now, that made me wonder if I should change direction in her development. We have a "pen" for her, other names include "baby prison" "baby play area" etc, you get… more »

Dad diary - Baby, routine and talking in chinese?

Being a dad who looks after a baby, the phrase I hear most is, "You have to get a baby into a routine!" Although I have a different outlook and approach, this being our second child, although to the onlooker my system appears in disarray, how I operate… more »

New baby coming - what to buy?

When your new baby is about to arrive, the temptation is to buy lots of things and with the price of baby things going through the roof, it makes frugal sense not to go overboard! Every company under the sun wants to sell you something, wants you to… more »