Old Lazy Dad

Life did begin at forty…just not mine! Should have done this twenty years ago but hey ho, here we are, might as well blog about it.

There are certain things that trigger my child into going full-on beast mode with a major tantrum. Here are 3 of them.

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For the first time ever I was not subtle about what I wanted for my birthday. Did I get what I wanted?

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3 exercises that are great for building resilience and mobility needed for parenthood.

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Reasons why I do not want my 2nd child to rush through his development stages like number 1 son did.

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A look into the meaning of the Row Row Row Your Boat song lyrics – is life just a dream?

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I did all the labour prep like a good dad to be First time around as an expectant father I watched One Born Every Minute and attended ante-natal classes in order to prepare me for the magical moment of birth. I was quite looking forward to playing games on my phone, eating junk food and …

Popping them out like peas – a birth story Read More »

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After an longish adulthood without kids, their presence is definitely life changing… here are 5 things about being 40 and having 2 young kids.

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a picture of a wordcloud of common words my 2 year old uses

I examine a few of the words my son uses and have a little look at toddler speech development to see if my little man is doing alright on that front.

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A blackboard with the words old lazy dads guide to baby and toddler toys part1 with a picture of 2 Duplo characters in a compromising position

I have inadvertently become an expert in the field of kids toys. Apparently not practising safe sex is the only barrier to entry to this knowledge. I did not want this expertise, but it has been thrust upon me. Every day I battle with the things…

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