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Tales From the Dad Side
Funny and honest tales from a made-to-work Dad of three, wobbling, graying, and laughing his way through parenthood. Armed to the teeth with Nerf guns, full of pie, fighting a chocolate addiction, but genuinely honoured to be at least half of Team Parents (yay!).
Funny and honest tales from a made-to-work Dad of three, wobbling, graying, and laughing his way through parenthood. Armed to the teeth with Nerf guns, full of pie, fighting a chocolate addiction, but genuinely honoured to be at least half of Team Parents (yay!).
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BabyBoy4: 'Morning Daddy'
Hey dude... <Checks clock>
It's a bit early isn't it?
BabyBoy4: <Looks suspicious>
BabyBoy4: <Leaps like a salmon onto me>
<Is now awake, in pain, and able to sing falsetto>
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http://www.talesfromthedadside.co.uk/2018/10/the-milk-for-pancakes-morning-mission.html
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How was your first day at school?
BabyBoy4: 'Good'
What did you do?
BabyBoy4: '...Don't remember'
Who did you play with?
BabyBoy4: 'Don't remember'
What did you have for lunch?
BabyBoy4: 'Nuthing!'
... Good chats... <Gives up, goes looking for choc>
<Miss7 appears to congratulate BabyBoy4 on the success of his first 'Tell Dad Nothing Ever' performance>
Miss7: <Arms out> 'I am so proud of you...'
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http://www.talesfromthedadside.co.uk/2018/09/babyboy4s-first-day-at-school.html
BabyBoy4's First Day at School.
BabyBoy4's First Day at School.
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Let's get a pic of you in your nice new Secondary school uniform!
Boy11: <Dabs>
And another...
Boy11: <Dabs>
Another...
Boy11: <Dabs>
Can we have one without the dabbing so I can see your face?
Boy11: 'Sure' <Dabs>
<Pretends to take photo>
Boy11: <Dabs>
Look an airplane!
Boy11: <Dabs whilst looking at plane>
<Sighs>
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http://www.talesfromthedadside.co.uk/2018/09/the-night-before-secondary-school.html
The Night Before Secondary School...
The Night Before Secondary School...
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So which day is this child starting school? <Points>
Mrs. Amazing: 'Tuesday'
And this one? <Points>
Mrs. Amazing: 'Thursday'
And this one?
Mrs. Amazing: 'That's you'
Yep just testing... This one? <Points>
Mrs. Amazing: 'Wednesday'
Couldn't they just all start at the same time?
Mrs. Amazing: 'No'
Oh... Shame...
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http://www.talesfromthedadside.co.uk/2018/09/everybody-kids-change.html
Everybody (the Kids) Change...
Everybody (the Kids) Change...
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BabyBoy4: 'DADDDDD! Can you help me make this?'
Sure... Which bit are you struggling with?
BabyBoy4: 'All the bits and the instructions and putting them together'
You mean all of it?
BabyBoy4: <Nods>
I see... <Sits and starts 'helping'>
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http://www.talesfromthedadside.co.uk/2018/08/suddenly-hes-babyboy4.html
Suddenly He's BabyBoy4...
Suddenly He's BabyBoy4...
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BlogFan: 'Hey! I saw you hadn't posted for a while?'
Yeah...
BlogFan: 'Were you having some kind of hiatus?'
HOW VERY DARE YOU!
<Storms off>
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http://www.talesfromthedadside.co.uk/2018/07/boy11s-last-drop-off.html
Boy11's Last Drop Off...
Boy11's Last Drop Off...
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So what you do want to play?
Boy10: 'Chess!'
Cool...
[We play]
Boy10: 'Don't you have to go to work?'
No way! It's Sunday!
Boy10: 'Are you sure? I've got an insect day?'
You've what? ...
<Runs>
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http://www.talesfromthedadside.co.uk/2018/05/out-of-time.html
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Boy10: 'Dad? Why's that word spelt like that?'
Hmmm... I believe it has French origins, hence those letters being reversed.
Boy10: 'Oh. And that one?'
Germanic.
Boy10: 'That one?'
Viking!
Boy10: 'And that one?'
Err... well... because... er... because English is nuts...
Boy10: 'Right' <Makes a note>
But don't answer anything with that...
Boy10: 'Oh...' <Crosses out note>
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http://www.talesfromthedadside.co.uk/2018/05/sats.html
SATs
SATs
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Ready for your swimming lesson Miss7?
<Gets out of car>
Miss7: 'Yep!'
Got your change of clothes for after?
Miss7: 'Yep!'
I've got snacks, drinks, towels, my shorts...
< Starts walking through car park to pool>
... Which swim suit are you rocking today?
Miss7: '... You have it!'
Oh... <Stops walking> <Checks bag>
I thought you were wearing it?
Miss7: <Shows me her tummy>
Bugg... Dam... BOTHER!
<Walks back to car>
<Drives home>
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http://www.talesfromthedadside.co.uk/2018/05/miss7s-20m-of-fight.html
Miss7's 20m of Fight...
Miss7's 20m of Fight...
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Here, here's your water...
BabyBoy3: 'Tanks'
Mind you don't drink it all, just sip it... <Gives look>
BabyBoy3: 'K'
[Ten minutes later]
BabyBoy3: 'Blurghghghhhhh... DADDY!'
<Sighs and blames self>
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http://www.talesfromthedadside.co.uk/2018/04/he-lasted-half-day.html
He Lasted Half A Day...
He Lasted Half A Day...
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