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Got an idea? It’s Inventors Day, so let’s hear it!

Got an idea? It’s Inventors Day, so let’s hear it!

source: pinterest We all love a new invention. Everything from the Internet to a widgety widget thing is life-changing for someone, somewhere. We’re celebrating Inventors Day by spotlighting some of our best products, invented by parents like you. Latest figures show that 15,100 patent applications were filed in the UK […]

7 date night ideas for parents

7 date night ideas for parents

I’m not personally a massive fan of Valentine’s Day. I don’t like the idea of sitting in a restaurant on Valentine’s Day surrounded by red roses, overpriced menus and other couples feeling under pressure to have a romantic evening. It makes me feel like a bit of a sucker. But […]

Do old dads rock?

Do old dads rock? Or is it just Mick Jagger?

Aww – the first pic of Deveraux Jagger. In the Christmas rush, did you miss the arrival of Mega-Old-Dad (MOD) Mick Jagger’s latest baby, Deveraux Octavian Basil? If you haven’t caught up with the facts, here they are. At 73 Mick is the oldest of old dads. This is his eighth […]

Sex after childbirth – the facts

Sex after childbirth – the facts

Have you been watching the new series of Cold Feet? It’s inspired a bit of a Cold Feet renaissance in our house, and we’ve started watching from the beginning of series one. Adam and Rachel have just moved in together and Pete and Jenny have just had baby Adam. In […]

Why gender neutral toys are cool

Why gender neutral toys are cool

Back in the day, girls played with girls’ toys and boys played with boys’ toys. If girls didn’t like dolls and boys didn’t like train sets, that was ok, as long as the girls didn’t play with the trains and the boys didn’t play with the dolls. Roles for men […]

Wheelybug gets ‘tater tots’ off the sofa

Wheelybug gets ‘tater tots’ off the sofa

Yes, you read it right – there’s now a junior version of the couch potato, the tater tot. This is the child who left to their own (and anyone else’s) devices will happily play video games and watch TV all day. We all like to veg out on the sofa […]