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Dad’s Little Helper

I don’t watch a lot of television these days, but the other day I found myself stuck in the waiting room of a doctor’s surgery with nothing to do but watch the screen. It was mid-morning, and there was someone banging on about how kids should learn how to help around the house from an early age. The “expert” suggested that kids “as young as three” should have simple tasks allocated to them, such as picking up their own toys.

“Ha!” I laughed to myself as I smugly watched the show. Hannah isn’t even two yet, and already we have that one covered. She loves helping out – she packs away her toys each night and she loves helping to unpack the dishwasher. I gave myself a mental pat on the back for being the world’s most brilliant father. Moments later I was rudely awakened from my fantasies of parental glory, (there’s nothing like the words “take one of these pills every night for the rest of your life” to snap you back to reality).
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Scooter Blog

The First Fall

One of Hannah’s most prized possessions is her Globber scooter. She has been smitten with it ever since the day it was sent for review last year.

We have put many, many kilometres on the scooter. Most of those were in the seated position. Hannah always wears her helmet (despite some desperate pleas from time to time), but we had so far managed to avoid any serious accidents… until now.
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Garden Edging The Backyard

Building A Wall

Okay, maybe “wall” is a bit of a stretch. It’s only one layer high after all. Perhaps a better term is ” edging “.

For my untrained hands, however, seven metres of single-level bricklaying would be more than enough of a challenge.
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Groegg2 Blog

Groegg2 – Because It’s Getting Hot in Here!

Regular readers of Blog of Dad will know how much of a fan I am of Grobags. I have reviewed several of them (and purchased many more!), and each time I have found the same thing – a high quality, child-friendly product that helps Hannah to sleep well. It’s no secret that I am a fan of the sleep bags, but what about the other products that The Gro Company offers? Today I am testing the Groegg2.
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Horse on a stick Travelling to Japan With a Toddler

…Did I Just Eat Horse?

Japan is a country of culinary delight. Some of them are famous (sushi, for example), while others are wonderful surprises that fill your mouth with unexpected joy (takoyaki springs to mind).

Some surprises are good, but hard for the naïve Western brain to comprehend. Other surprises were… not good. Not good at all. As someone who has now spent the better part of a month sampling the delicacies of this fine country, I can now present to you my list of the Top 5 things I wasn’t expecting to eat in Japan, but did anyway.
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