Category: Dads

stepchildren

Tips for building relationships with stepchildren

Being a stepparent can be tricky and, at times, daunting. Even more so if you aren’t a biological parent yourself. Building a relationship with stepchildren is about finding a balance between being another authority figure in a child’s life, while also being a friend and not trying to replace the other parent.     Here […]

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Parenting tips for dads, shared by dads

There’s so much parenting advice available online from a myriad of sources. But who better to give tips and share wisdom than those who have been there, done it, seen it and got the T-shirt? Here are some great parenting tips for dads that have been shared by other dads. Don’t be tempted by unnecessary […]

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Funny little boy with his father playing with garden hose in sunny backyard. Preschooler child having fun with spray of water. Summer outdoors activity for kids.

Fun in the sun with water

There’s nothing better than playing water games on a hot summer’s day, and it’s not just for the kids! All the family can have fun in the sun with water. Here are some games to keep you entertained in the garden on a sunny day.     Water Fights Water fights never get old and […]

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Coping with the pressures of working from home

Coping with the pressures of working from home

A while ago the prospect of working from home may have seemed perfect. Working around your children, saving on childcare and having time to spend with them during the day. Now, it’s a necessity for many parents, rather than a choice. How can you cope with working from home while looking after your children at […]

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Engaging your children in DIY

Whether at weekends or during holidays, it can often be a challenge finding ways to keep children entertained. So what better way to engage them in an activity you can do together than getting them to help with some DIY jobs around the house and garden?     Spring is here, so it’s the perfect […]

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