Since she was a baby, our daughter has made me a better man

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When my wife became pregnant, we were overjoyed. We had decided the time was right to have a child, and it happened relatively quickly which was wonderful. We knew of many people who had struggled.

As my wife’s pregnancy developed, we both agreed it felt like we were going to have a boy. We were absolutely convinced about this. This must be the parental instinct we thought, that we were so in tune with our unborn child, we knew they were a boy.

So we were both really surprised when we found out we were having a girl. We weren’t disappointed, but it just wasn’t what we were expecting. Continue reading Since she was a baby, our daughter has made me a better man

Star Wars Identities exhibition at the 02 London

If you’ve ever wondered what kind of character you might be if you lived in the galaxy far, far away then wonder no more – head to the the Star Wars Identities exhibition at the 02 London to find out. Continue reading Star Wars Identities exhibition at the 02 London

The holiday when I became a stay-at-home dad (#DadMoments)

I’ve been asked by travel agent Thomas Cook to share one of my favourite holiday #DadMoments photos.

I chose this snap from almost 5 years to the day in 2012, when our daughter was a 5 month old baby. It was taken in a cafe on Venice Beach, California. Continue reading The holiday when I became a stay-at-home dad (#DadMoments)

Father’s Day treat – surf and turf recipe of steak and prawns

**This surf and turf recipe of steak and prawns is a sponsored post in collaboration with Iceland Foods**

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A suggested Father’s Day treat from one dad to another – get a day off cooking! Continue reading Father’s Day treat – surf and turf recipe of steak and prawns

Wonder Woman review: A superior superhero movie

Took our 5yo daughter to see Wonder Woman yesterday. I was probably going to wait a while, but then we kept seeing this poster, and she was obviously taken with it. So was I.

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