Five ways dads can make the most of the last few weeks of the summer holidays

Guest post Author Bio Han-Son runs DaddiLife – a parenting website for dads, with tips, stories and advice for the modern day dad covering things to do, health, lifestyle and more. Check them out on Facebook and Instagram. Five ways dads can make the most of the last few weeks of the summer holidays The summer holidays can be tiring, we know. By now you’re probably exhausted! It can be hard when they’re at school to find enough quality time to spend with them, so it’s important to make the most of the summer holidays – and as there are… [Read More]

Money Saving Tips for Busy Parents

As a parent I know how hard it can be to keep children entertained during the long summer months. I also know how expensive it can be. That’s why I’m doing everything I can now to ensure that our summer holidays are fun, but cheap! Many people often think that in order to have fun or experience something new, you need to spend money, but that’s always the case. Here are some of my favourite and most useful money saving tips for busy parents this summer: Get Outdoors So many things are free and don’t have to be boring. If… [Read More]

What we did over the summer holidays

I can’t believe that the summer holidays are over already. I feel sad at how fast the past few weeks have flown by, and also by the fact that our girls will now be entering into full time school. Sadly that means my days at home will no longer be spent with the girls. I feel sad the only time I will get to spend with our girls will be the short spell between them coming home from school and bedtime, and also the weekends. I’m so going to look forward to the weekends! Although I’m feeling pretty sad at… [Read More]

Why summer holidays make for happier families

With summer rapidly approaching, you might be looking to book a family trip away with your whole brood.  Thankfully, travel companies like Tots Too offer a wide range of destinations (including baby holidays and those suitable for infants and older kids), so it’s well worth getting something in the diary sooner rather than later. An adventure with your loved ones can make for a happier family unit, after all, and here are just some of the reasons why. Quality family time These days, we’re all so busy rushing around that we forget to spend quality time together. By going on holiday you can break away… [Read More]

Paternity Leave: Dad’s Missing Out?

This is a topic that has been on my mind for some time now. 27 days after our beautiful twin girls were born, we finally got to bring them home. For the first 10 days twin daddy was by my side and our girls sides more or less 24/7. When they were transferred back to our local hospital, twin daddy had no choice but to go back to work. This is because he is self employed. He works on his own and has no employees, meaning if he wasn’t working, he wasn’t earning.  Of course, he didn’t work full days… [Read More]