Category: Being Dad

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Whoops!

Sorry world, I’ve really let this place go haven’t I? There’s grass about 3 feet tall, cobwebs everywhere and a Ford Cortina rusting in the front yard. Why haven’t I updated? I honestly don’t...

It's in the genes! 0

Toddler Times

I haven’t written about my little man for a while, so it’s long overdue. RAR’s progress recently is gob-smacking, it’s almost impossible to keep up with him. Everything you say now, he can (and...

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Twenty-Five Games (update)

A while ago now I made a post about wanting to create a ‘Superlist’ of twenty-five games I want my son to play as he grows up. I might not have mentioned it since...

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Castle Crashing

After a few weeks of messed-up sleeping patterns thanks to a face full of new teeth, RAR seems to have settled down over the last few nights. Last night he fell asleep watching his...

Birthday Boy 0

Birthday Boy

I can hardly believe it, but my little boy is a year old. Where that year has gone, I couldn’t tell you, it’s gone by in a blur. Being the important little man he...

Little man – Big progress 0

Little man – Big progress

RAR has had a real spate of development over the last few weeks, and it’s happening so fast it’s hard to keep track of. It’s really odd, before he was born I was expecting...

A Quick Round-up 0

A Quick Round-up

I almost completely forgot to mention the fact that I’ve started training in Tang Soo Do again! I’ve had a couple of sessions back already, and got the same sore legs and excessive sweating...

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Twenty-Five Games for my Son

This is something I’m shamelessly ripping off, based on something I saw on YouTube. Randy Yasenchak of ElderGeek.com had the really nice idea of building a list of games for his young son to...

Halfy Birthday! 0

Halfy Birthday!

Today marks a special mini-milestone for me; RAR is six months old! I can’t believe six months has simultaneously taken a long time and absolutely flown by. It doesn’t feel like half a year...

Growing Up Quickly! 0

Growing Up Quickly!

I’ve neglected giving too many updates about my boy for a few reasons, mostly because I want this to be more about my experiences and hobbies, but given that RAR is such a massive...