Dad has a job and is the main earner for the family. Dad’s industry becomes ever more competitive and he has to make a greater effort to earn the same amount of money, while also balancing this with fatherhood. After a while, it becomes a bit much. What does he do?
Many things can cause young children and family members to become excited. A wedding, the arrival of a newborn baby, a birthday celebration, success in exams or something of that ilk. To my great surprise, you can add the arrival of a new sofa to that list.
I think we all know social media can be a blessing and a curse. I’ve always taken a dim view of parents oversharing details of their kids’ achievements. This week, however, I’ve been made aware of a father doing the exact opposite and highlighting his child’s bad behaviour. It’s just one example of oversharing I’ve been made aware of recently that’s left me feeling very uncomfortable.
It’s not often I find myself receiving praise from hipsters. A few weeks ago, however, I was at an event hosted by camera accessory specialist Joby where I’d seen a few product demonstrations, including the GripTight POV Kit, a handle that can be used when shooting video or pictures with your mobile phone.
For some time now, I have been making preparations for the school summer holidays. This break is particularly significant as our youngest daughter, Izzy, will be starting school in September.