So it’s only February but already feels like we’ve gone through so much this year and to be fair it’s been pretty good. It started with Milo scaring us by swallowing some tablets he found and thought were sweeties. He was sleepy and couldn’t be woken and we couldn’t be sure how much he had […]Read More New year
As a parent to two teenagers amongst our six children we have stumbled upon “the talk” with them. You would think it would be one conversation for them both but with an elder boy and girl I found myself approaching it differently to each. It’s not the same world from which I grew up in […]Read More Let’s talk about sex
Having six children is time consuming, exhausting, exhilarating, fun, rewarding, pretty much everything I had hoped being a dad would be. So when it comes to bedtime and having that one on one time cuddling, reading, listening and sharing those magic moments before their eyes close I’m all over it. Although sometimes it can take […]Read More Sleep tight little man
As a dad you’re under a lot of pressure to conform to the standards, obviously the basics feed, clothe, house etc your children all the norm but also well being, happiness laughter love. I spend time on Instagram and it’s hard not to get drawn into these picture perfect lives and the representation there of, […]Read More Trying to dad with depression and sometimes failing.,,,,,
So aside from all the usual remarks that being a father of a larger family brings a common one is how do you afford it? There is no definitive answer but lots of little things we do that all add together, Hand me downs – I can’t tell you how well some of Poppy and […]Read More Six kids! how do you afford it?
So this is probably the hardest post I have written, I’m currently listening to my favourite album, older by George Micheal, it brings so many positive memories despite being quite a sad record. It reflects where I’ve been the last few weeks. As you are aware I recently went cold turkey on all medication for […]Read More Broken
I always thought that ‘to be or not to be’ was the question, I’m afraid not it’s How many? Are you mad? Or the best one is are you having any more? Hang on I’ve just told you I have six children , yes wipe the whoa of your face six children, cmon get it […]Read More Tv? Sorry don’t own one…,,