Category Archives: dads

Blog of the Week: 10 things I have learned in my 2 weeks as a Dad.

We love hearing new Dads sharing their experiences of becoming fathers for the first time, and so this post from Darren at Ask Dad was a real treat. And it sounds like a lot of important lessons have been learned … Continue reading

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Blog of the Week: 7 Ways of Dealing With Not Being the Favorite Parent

Ever had to handle being the lesser loved parent? It happens to us all at some stage so why not prepare yourself with this handy tongue-in-cheek guide from Coolkidzcooltrips? It’s our Blog of the Week this week – enjoy! ******************************************************************************* … Continue reading

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Blog of the Week: Is it ok to tell your son that Santa is a lie?

This week’s Blog of the Week may be slightly controversial. Here Raising Edgar explains why he doesn’t want to lie to his son, about Santa or anything else. Do you agree with him? Is it ever OK to lie to your … Continue reading

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Skint Dad’s Guide to a Thrifty Christmas

Today guest blogger is Ricky Willis, aka Skint Dad. As a stay at home dad Ricky has found ways to make the family budget go further, which he shares over on his blog Skint Dad. He is such a savvy … Continue reading

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Paternity leave – one dad’s story

Prince William is on two weeks paternity leave to spend time with his new baby son –  royal baby Prince George. Today’s guest blogger is Chris from Dad.Info who writes about how much he enjoyed his own paternity leave and … Continue reading

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Do TV dads give fathers a bad name? A dad shares his view…

Author and father of five, Angus Kennedy shares with us his views on the lastest Netmums research showing that 93% of parents feel that children’s shows don’t represent real-life dads this Father’s day. ***************************************************************************** Actually I can mix up a … Continue reading

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Father’s Day – the dads are blogging

Father’s Day is on the horizon and all this week’s bloggers will be talking about Father’s Day. Here is a special preview of next week’s dad blogs. *********************************** Marc – dad of Ben & Alec  Monday 10th June “As … Continue reading

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Father’s Day – easy gifts to make

Father’s Day is on the horizon (Sunday 16th) and we have put together some quick and easy but utterly lovely gifts for your children to make for their dads. ****************************************************************************** Say it with Scrabble Letters Such a simple but lovely … Continue reading

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Blog of the Week – Single parents, I salute you

Our blog of the week this week comes from Dad Down Under, who writes brilliantly and amusingly about being a stay at home dad in Australia. This post is his little nod to the amazing job so many of those … Continue reading

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The sun’s out..quick get the BBQ out and chuck a pinny at your man!

It’s Friday and time for another Team Netmums blog and (oh so predictably) this week we’re talking abut the sunshine. ******************************************************************************** Here in Britain (and on Team Netmums) we get very excited when the sun shines. To be fair, this … Continue reading

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