Can Sports Help You Reconnect As A Family?

Do you feel like the kids are slipping away from you? As children get older it can be difficult to discover common ground where you can all relate and spend time together as a family. Have you ever thought that sports might be the answer. If your older kids are constantly glued to their phones […]

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How To Be A Real Alpha Male (But Intelligently)

The concept of being an alpha male is intrinsically flawed. When you think of an alpha male you think of someone who’s physically strong, who maybe gets in a fight every now and then, who’s possessive over his partner – but in this day and age, thankfully we have a different view of what masculinity […]

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FAO All Fathers: Are You Giving Yourself Enough Attention?

Becoming a father undeniably changes your world forever, not least when it comes to priorities. Baby and mother are the most important things in your world, and you’d do anything to support them. Sometimes, though, the best way to help them is to help yourself first. If you aren’t giving yourself enough attention, then it […]

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Summer sleeping tips for little ones

Summer sleeping tips for little ones

With temperatures soaring this week, you might be worried about your baby overheating, especially at bedtime. Follow these tips and recommendations for battling the heat and keeping your baby comfortable during these summer nights. Figuring out how to get your baby to sleep can be a trying task at the best of times, but with […]

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Weaning Baby onto solid foods

The Meaning of Weaning

Our little Freddie is now eleven weeks old. Mummy is still breastfeeding, and doing an amazing job might I add, but it got me thinking back to when Archie was younger. There comes a time when a baby needs more nourishment than breast or infant formula alone can provide. Government guidelines strongly encourage mothers to […]

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Fatherhood: My Journey so far

Fatherhood: The journey so far…

I had a really good Father’s Day 2015, my third as a Father but my first as a Father of two with the arrival of our little Freddie just ten weeks ago. We had such a lovely day together as a family and I received a wonderful present which I will treasure forever. It got […]

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Any Man can be a Father but it takes someone special to be a Dad

Happy Father’s Day 2015!

  All I really want this Father’s Day is to spend time with my little family, my amazing wife Nicola and my boys Archie and Freddie. I’ll also be inviting my own Father over and my Father-in-Law as well and hopefully we’ll have a lovely day together. My Dad is the most amazing man. He’s […]

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Being a parent is not about what you gave up to have a child, but what you've gained from having one.

What do you feel you have gained from becoming a parent?

It’s all quiet in the Halls household. Archie has been fast asleep since 7pm and Freddie is nice and settled also. I spotted this over on the Kiddicare Facebook page and thought it would be great to hear your comments.  Share

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Tackling the Terrible Two’s

Well, I think it is safe to say that Archie most definitely has a touch of the ‘Terrible Two’s’. This actually started just before his 2nd Birthday! His little brother Freddie arrived in April and so there is also a little bit of jealousy going on as well and he is having to learn that […]

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Top tips for sharing books with your child

Our eldest Archie, two years and three months at the time of writing, is really enjoying reading and we are thrilled. I say ‘reading’, he is really enjoying Mummy and Daddy reading to him and he is soaking up every word we speak like a sponge!. This is also really helping his speech and he […]

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