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I’m John Adams and welcome to my award-winning blog. Since 2011 I’ve been the main carer for my two daughters and run the household while my wife has worked full-time. This blog tells our story. You can find out more about us here.

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RNLI, Water Safety Wednesday, Liam Fayle-parr
Dadbloguk Q&A

Talking water safety with the RNLI’s Liam Fayle-Parr

The Royal National Lifeboat Institution (RNLI) has made headlines over recent days courtesy of a certain media commentator (some would say politician). At this time of year, the RNLI doesn’t need such distractions as it’s busy enough guarding beaches and keeping waterways safe during peak holiday season. What should families be keeping in mind if

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Wild flowers at Cotswold Lavender farm
Days out and travel

A family visit to Cotswold Lavender

I was back in the Cotswolds this week with the kids doing the first family visit of the summer holidays. We took the opportunity to pay a visit to Cotswold Lavender farm with Granny and it presented this wonderful photo opportunity.

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Wearing fragrances in the summer months #AD

Summer is here and most families I know are getting together with friends and other family members to some degree over the coming weeks. Sure, gatherings are still small because most people don’t want to take too many risks regarding COVID, but the holiday season is definitely providing opportunities to socialise again.

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Family Life & parenting

Back to School printer giveaway with Cartridge People #AD

As the most challenging of academic years has just ended, I wanted to give my readers something to get excited about. I hope you’ll agree this giveaway with Cartridge People fits the bill as one reader of Dadbloguk will win an HP OfficeJet 7110 wide format printer worth £110 plus a back to School Bundle!

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River Leach

Here’s a dreamy picture I took on a recent family trip back to the Cotswolds. This is the River Leach, a tributary of the River Thames, flowing towards the small town of Leachlade.

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