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Tag Archive: fatherhood

Responsibility for irresponsible parenting?

Tweet So when do you step in? Keeping a watchful eye on our children 24/7 is tough, I think we would all agree on that. They move with lighting pace (apart from when you’re in a rush) and in a…
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“I`m sure you`re hoping for a boy” and other wrong assumptions..

Tweet I’m sure you’re hoping for a boy! If I had a £1 for every time i have heard that in recent weeks I`d be a very rich man, maybe not rich persay, but I’d certainly be more wealthy than…
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Dad goals and the importance of sticking to them!

Tweet As I stepped out of the swimming pool having struggled to swim more than a couple of full-lengths I thought to myself why bother, why am I doing this what’s the point? I mean I am a 40 year…
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“Meternity”, a typing mistake or just generally a mistake? I`m not so sure..

Tweet I recently watched an article on this morning about a lady who had written a fictional book in which it appeared she was saying that women should be allowed some “me” time from their employers and change this the…
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4 learnings from 4 weeks shared parental leave.

Tweet As I am now in my 5th week of shared parental leave I thought I would share some of my learnings so far with two daughters under two, 1, ITS AWESOME! No but serious its fantastic and one of…
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An Easter holiday with a little piece of Irish history!

Tweet We recently took a trip to Dublin over the Easter holidays. Nothing new for us grabbing a quick weekend away when we’re both off but this weekend coincided with the 100th anniversary of the Easter rising which meant it…
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Our big Radio debut!

Tweet Following on from Our big screen debut last October we were today invited to take part in an interview on a local radio station, Radio Ulster. The topic of the interview was inequality around childcare with a recent report suggesting women in Northern Ireland do…
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Our big screen debut!

Tweet Having been invited to take part in a local news feature a few months back I was delighted to be able to take part this week. The topic was shared parental leave and how it has landed 6 months…
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How having a baby could make you a master criminal!

Tweet Its amazing that something so innocent as a newborn baby could help you pursue a life of crime. How can this be,  well let’s look at the post baby training all parents subliminally recieve. At night you learn very…
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Disappointed when finding out babies gender!

Tweet Well it’s nearly scan time and the option to find out the gender of our soon to arrive baby and already I’m thinking should we do it? Why I hear you ask? Well it’s the constant assumptions people make…
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