Everyone wants the best for their family. Regardless of who you are, where you live, or what your background is, it’s something that we can all agree on. Whether you’re a parent or a child, a sibling or a cousin, looking out for your family is something that comes naturally for you.
If you’re soon to be a parent you’ll be familiar with the difficulty in picking a name for your incoming sproglet. It’s a decision my wife and I agonised over before finally settling on something unusual, Eban. There’s no fun in that though! Here’s a list of more ridiculous names if you want your child to hate you for the rest of your life.
Thus we arrive at the letter E. E is for elephants, elastic and entropy. My choice though in this entry of my A-Z is Eban, my boy, my offspring and fruit of my loins. Here’s a short summary of what makes my son a wonderful kid and my favourite person in the world.
He finds them fun, he copies what he sees, he laughs like a lunatic. I get a different vibe when I’m watching kids programs with the small one. I thought it would be interesting to translate some of Eban’s current and past favourites into an adult relatable format. It’s not pretty…
After boring your kids into oblivion with my fist selection of dad jokes, it’s time to try something different. Your number one responsibility as a parent is to torture your children. There’s no better way to do that than with an ever expanding library of face-palm inducing gags.
I hope you’ve got your straight face on. Here’s another twenty dad jokes to tut at.
Ah Mother’s Day, another date on the calendar designed to guilt trip you into spending money. Seriously, no one should need to be reminded to treat their mum. Anyway, as every blog on the planet seems to be listing gift guides, I decided to take a different approach. Here’s a list of Mother’s Day pranks instead.
Go on, really make her day.
I really enjoy a good gaming session with my lad, but it’s becoming more and more frustrating. There’s several games he’s bettered me at and he’s only seven years old! So how do you beat your kids at video games?
Here’s my five top tips on gaining the advantage and vanquishing your smaller foes. Prepare to be owned, tiny human!
World Book Day celebrates the wonders of reading. It encourages children and adults alike to sit back and enjoy a good story. I’ve compiled a list of my favourite children’s books for World Book Day.
There’s nothing better than cuddling up with your sprogs and sharing the glories of a good book. Roald Dahl anyone?
The art of telling Dad Jokes lies in finding a delicate balance between humour and yet managing to not be funny. All dads must be prepared with enough puns to illicit a raised eyebrow in any situation.
You aren’t necessarily looking for laughter. Just that vacant expression and then a sigh of disappointment.
Tumble weeds were invented to punctuate fatherhood. Here’s 20 of the best dad jokes of mine and also from around the internet.