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My Sunday Photo: Building a den

Our kids love building dens.

This is one of their favourite activities on wet winter days. Isaac has one of those mid-sleeper beds which creates a natural space for fashioning a den underneath it. 166 more words


145. Daddy



by Jason Tomlinson

Put a big ole daddy right in the middle

of two great kids who are fairly little

and it doesn’t matter where we go… 43 more words


Advice From The Battlefield: Jake Valentine- Real Dad

This segment of HSIAD brings the words of other real Dads to the site for public viewing. Our friend Jake had some advice to offer this week, please read Jake’s Advice From The Battlefield. 159 more words


Frank and Mick and Bruno and Me

As I write this I am watching the video for a song that just spent 14 weeks as the No. 1 song in the country. The song is “Uptown Funk” by Mark Ronson and featuring the ridiculously soulful vocals of Bruno Mars. 1,192 more words



Last week: London. This week: Paris. Well, sort of. It’s been a busy Easter holiday.

During the end-of-term holidays, I try to book a couple of random days off so that I can take the boys on days out. 541 more words


My Sunday Photo: Tree trio

Like any siblings, there are times our three children don’t get on so well. And then there are times when they really, really do.

I can’t take the credit for this photo, as it’s one that my wife Heather took, but it was too good not to include this week. 52 more words


On Possessions

I woke for work at my normal time, early. Stumbled in the dark until I reached the kitchen and flicked on a light. Opened the pantry door, took out the box of Honey Bunches of Oats and set it on the counter, then made my way to the cabinets and got a bowl. 165 more words