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My daughter has been writing poetry. I was quite taken aback by the simplicity and beauty of one of the pieces she wrote. With her permission, I reproduce it here. . . 
Last night my eldest child, Helen, starting making her own poetry book. She’s always been inspired by books and from time to time
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My latest vlog, detailing progress so far on our new kitchen. It contains a few surprises!
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Hurrah! We've been waiting a year to get to this point! The builders have moved in and work has commenced on our new kitchen. 
The preliminary work is done and we have crossed the point of no return; the kitchen has been removed from our family home. The builders have now moved it to take care of the heavy, technical work beyond my capabilities. My kids, wife and I are all very excited by this. We are all keen …
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Sharing an old post, but a very important one. Is enough done to consider the mental health of new fathers? 
Is enough done to ensure new fathers don't suffer avoidable mental health issues? Research from Oxford University suggests it isn't.
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The Facebook Motherhood Challenge. Strikes me it never got off the ground, and for good reason. 
I’m about to make a rash statement; it strikes me the so-called Facebook Motherhood Challenge has failed. I don’t know about you, but my Facebook timelines have been incredibly quiet on this subject. It’s the kind of thing I would expect to be phenomenally popular, not to mention a little irritating. A quick stroll through …
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My latest vlog; work on our new, family-friendly kitchen is about to get underway!
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I recently spent a week test driving a Peugeot 308 SW to establish whether it would make a good choice as a family car. Here's what I thought. . . 
When the Peugeot 308 SW was dropped off, I concede I took one look at it and thought “this is a sexy looking car.” It takes take a lot for a car to turn my head, but this one did. The 308 spent a week with my family. During that time we used it as …
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My latest home improvement vlog! See how our new kitchen is progressing...but prepare yourself for a nasty surprise at the end of this video.
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This week's #MySundayPhoto - just a bit of fun while messing around with my new lights and photographic backdrop (....so new they were straight out of the box!). 
This is a very simple photograph that speaks for itself. It’s a portrait of my youngest daughter, Elizabeth. Although a very simple shot to take, it was an experiment. You see I have just invested in a couple of studio lights, some photographic backgrounds and supporting stands. I had it all set up in my …
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I've revealed a lot on my blog over the years. Today, however, I am letting you right into my family home....and it's embarrassing. Join me on a home improvement journey as work finally begins to replace our awful kitchen (and see what is replacing it). 
Today, however, I am welcoming you into my family’s life and exposing you to one of the least glorious aspects of it; our kitchen.
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Do you have a child who: a) won't do what a family member asks but b) will comply with any request put to them by someone outside their immediate family group? Yes, well welcome to my world as Toddler Adams becomes a pre-schooler and pushes at those boundaries very hard. 
Someone help me with a puzzling issue I have. Why is it my pre-schooler is more willing to do what she’s told when the request comes from a non-parent? I’ve noticed Elizabeth has become a lot more stubborn recently. I think she is going through a stage where she is testing boundaries. If there is …
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I'm a married father of two daughters. I've been a stay at home dad (SAHD) since 2011 while my wife works full time. 

I started blogging about my experiences as a SAHD in November 2012 at Dadbloguk.com. To my surprise, people starting reading my blog. I was asked to contribute to numerous other publications. Three years later I am a published author, writer, columnist and vlogger.

I am regularly seen in the media commenting on parenting issues. Highlights include appearances in the Sunday Times magazine, Channel 4 television news and the BBC's Victoria Derbyshire Programme.  

I write and vlog about all aspects of parenting; family health, education, nutrition, travel, family days out and so on. I also write about lifestyle issues such as men's style and fashion, male grooming, DIY and photography. 

I have a particular interest in equalities issues. As a SAHD I am immersed in a world that expects women to do the childcare and housework. I write about the battles I face in this environment and what I believe should be done to make the world fairer for both men and women. Sometimes I do this with humour, sometimes I keep it very serious.

I contribute to a number of publications, both on and off line. Please do take a look at my contributor list if you're interested in what I do. If you represent an organisation that may interest me or my readers, please do get in touch. I regularly work with commercial organisations, charities and not-for-profits. 


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Author of 'A modern father (...and dad blogger)'. Published in 2015 in association with Cronx Books and available from Amazon. Contributor to InsideMan's book 'Positive Stories About Men and Boys'. Published and available from Troubadour. Finalist in the 'family' category of the BritMums Brilliance in Blogging Awards. Finalist in the 'best dad blog' category of the 2014 Love All Dads Awards. Shortlisted in the 'commentary and campaigning' category of the 2013 BritMums Brilliance in Blogging Awards. Worked in partnership with numerous large brands including Kiddicare, Legal & General and Skipton Building Society.
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