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Dad Without A Map

Blogging about life as a forty-something dad to a preschooler and a toddler at

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How to cope with a poorly baby

Babies are weapons of mass destruction. And I’m writing this from a war zone. The ground is littered with the fallout from three days of a sustained biological onslaught. Congealed tissues turn up in unusual and distressing places, random bottles of Calpol are stashed around the house for […]

Baby B’s first Pancake Day

Across the land parents and children are turning flour, eggs, and milk into Peppa Pig Pancakes and Baby B was not going to be left out. Not on his first Pancake Day (he can’t say Shrove Tuesday)! So he got his chef’s hat on.   And got mixing […]