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Coming soon: Slouching towards Thatcham podcast

Another week, another announcement. Last week it was the news that I am writing a book about my experiences as a 21st century dad. This week – because, obviously, a book won’t keep me busy enough! 186 more words


Dad Issues: What Being a Father Has Taught Me about God

I’ve only recently become a father. My little girl was born last October, and she’s grown tremendously in the last 8 months. Watching her grow and develop from a tiny, crying newborn to a babbling, crawling ball of energy has been a dizzying journey. 944 more words


Our month in photos: June 2015

Summer has finally arrived and that has coincided with June being a particularly varied and decadent month.

Here are a few highlights of what we’ve been up to. 786 more words


My girl

I’ve got sunshine on a cloudy day. When it’s cold outside I’ve got the month of May (or June in this case, as I’ve only just had the idea for this post). 226 more words


My Sunday Photo: Cheerleaders

Yesterday was Isaac and Toby’s school fête. Although from this photo you could be forgiven for thinking it was in fact a tryout for the Dallas Cowboys cheerleader squad. 87 more words


Dad's Endorsements: Zen Pig

I recently came across this wonderful children’s book by our friend Mark Brown. I was inspired to start a new segment called Dad’s Endorsements wherein I will feature some other work that I admire and recommend to my readers. 197 more words


Dadding to Green Day’s "Good Riddance (Time Of Your Life)"

by Duane Sharrock

As a dad who is also an educator, various kinds of pressures distract me. They surface at odd times. There is a sense of professional responsibility that transforms many experiences from the mundane into valuable, edifying learning experiences and teachable moments. 1,454 more words