As I get older, I can pick out four distinct phases of what it’s like being a stepchild. In some respects, this is hardly surprising. Relationships naturally change as people move into different phases of life and I can distinctly pick out phases with my blood relatives too.
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
What follows is a true story. It’s one small example of the casual sexism I faced when I gave up full-time employment to become the main carer for my kids and it partly inspired me to start Dadbloguk.
I’m really not a fan of the phrase Freedom Day. It strongly suggests the pandemic is over and we can all go back to living the lives we did in 2019. As anyone with any sense knows, that isn’t really the case at all. For clinically vulnerable children, so-called Freedom Day, will mean something completely