Kid Safe Searching On The Internet

08. March 2016 Parenting 0
Kid Safe Searching On The Internet
A Google powered search engine called ‘Kiddle’ is the latest search engine to provide a kid safe internet search functionality. As a parent of three young ones, the thought of letting them onto the internet unmonitored fills me with dread sometimes. It isnt so much the though that they will go out of their way to look ...

Playground Oasis

27. February 2016 Parenting 0
Playground Oasis
Road Trip! Whoo!! We had just completed a marathon road trip from Melbourne to Albury, and we were on the look out for our playground oasis. I say marathon because while it’s normally only a four hour drive, this was our first family road trip with the newest member of the family, our 5 week ...

Birthing Classes

Birthing Classes
By firsttimedad2016.wordpress.com: G’day again! So. A few days ago my wife and I attended our final pre-natal class at our local hospital, to learn all the things we need to know come time for Jellybean to drop. We learnt a whole range of things in these classes and after seeing everything I don’t care what ...

My wide-eyed wonder girl gave me a wonderful gift

25. February 2016 Blogs I Like 0
My wide-eyed wonder girl gave me a wonderful gift
By scottlinscott.com Yesterday, the joy-for-life tears that have been ever-present since my liver transplant in May of 2012, fell off my cheeks again. It was 6:55 in the morning. I gave up on sleep shortly after 3:00 from tossing and turning and checking my phone every thirty minutes for updates. Two times I was close ...

Dear Other Dude at the Playground…

25. February 2016 Blogs I Like 0
Dear Other Dude at the Playground…
By daddycopinginstyle.com Dear Other Dude at the Playground on Saturday – I couldn’t fight the need to write you about an incident between our kids.Remember me? I was the dad with the son wearing a pink dress. Before he burst onto the playground, and as I parked the car, he was positively vibrating. I asked, ...

Dads & Childbirth

As my family and I eagerly await the arrival of our latest member, I can not help but think back over the last 7-8 years and marvel at the journey that we have taken to get here. Today I find my self outnumbered 3 to 1 by “the girls”. Within the next week or so, ...