Things I just didn’t expect as a parent

Rightly or wrongly there were many things I expected to happen when I found out I was gonna be a parent. Well 5 and a half years into it, I can safely say there are way more things I just didn’t expect as a parent! I think it’s fair to say that becoming a parent…

Irish Independent Article

Do modern-day mums and dads have it tougher than their own parents? Now that’s a tough one! It was however the exact question I was asked by fellow blogger & best-selling author Jen Hogan when she contacted me to asked if I would like to contribute to an article she was writing for the Irish…

He Said / She Said – Bloggers Ed #16 One Yummy Mummy

WELCOME TO ‘HE SAID / SHE SAID – THE BLOGGERS ED’ “Folks – hold onto your shit now cause let me tell you something. We have blogging royalty as our guest blogger this evening! I shit you not. Last Friday myself & The Stented Missus were finalists at ‘The Boots Maternity & Infant Awards 2017’…

He Said / She Said – Bloggers Ed #15 Do Dee’s To Daquiris

WELCOME TO ‘HE SAID / SHE SAID – THE BLOGGERS ED’ “Agh it’s that shitty change in the weather that riddles us with colds & coughs for both the nips and The Stented Papa & The Stented Missus! (But mine was way worse of course cause it was ‘Man Flu Cough’!!!!)  So if you’re suffering…

I’m coming out ….. As a Feminist

That’s right. I’m coming out as a Feminist. Yep, you read that right. Me – a man, a dad, a human being who thinks it’s about feckin time that the gender imbalance of power and order shifts to an level playing field for all. Agh-fuckin-men to that. wait, What? Why? Stupid question man. If anything…

He Said / She Said – Bloggers Ed #14 See What Mummy Says

WELCOME TO ‘HE SAID / SHE SAID – THE BLOGGERS ED’ “Ya know, there’s been some crackers in this series so far so a few nights ago I sat down and re-read all existing posts to date. Man, I laughed my skinny ass off cause they are just hilarious and if I’m being very honest,…

Salon Confidential – I’m back on the telly!

Hot on the heels of my TV Debut on ‘Rearing to Go‘, The Stented Papa is gonna be back on your TV screens in October in possibly one of the most anticipated shows on RTE in recent years called ‘Salon Confidential‘ – yeah baby yeah!!! It doesn’t rain but it pours as I filmed both…

He Said / She Said – Bloggers Ed #13 Ask Yer Father

 WELCOME TO ‘HE SAID / SHE SAID – THE BLOGGERS ED’ “It’s Wednesday so lets do this! Welcome back to He Said / She Said – The Bloggers Ed folks. Don’t know about you, but time is just flying by and before I know it, it’s Wednesday again. Good news in the sense that you…

He Said / She Said – Bloggers Ed #12 Thirsty Daddy

 WELCOME TO ‘HE SAID / SHE SAID – THE BLOGGERS ED’ “Yes Sir-eee, after a bit of a blip last week, we’re back to rock your Wednesday night! We’re delighted to welcome all the way from across the pond, our first U.S. blogger! So far, we’ve had Irish, English, Scottish, Australian & now American. Not…

He Said / She Said – Bloggers Ed #11 3 Little Buttons

 WELCOME TO ‘HE SAID / SHE SAID – THE BLOGGERS ED’ “How-dee-do-dee folks. This month is flying so it’s just as well we’ve got the best of the best bloggers to give you a giggle every Wednesday night! It’s a little bit later this evening as The Stented Missus is in San Francisco with work…

Meet my Doppelgangers!!!

So they say everybody has a doppelganger – you know, a double of themselves – somewhere in the world. A chat on Twitter yesterday prompted me to let you meet my doppelgangers!!! Now, whether you believe that or not I don’t know. But what I do know is that I’ve looked like a few famous…

He Said / She Said – Bloggers Ed #10 Mackenzie Glanville

WELCOME TO ‘HE SAID / SHE SAID – THE BLOGGERS ED’ “Welcome back folks! So it’s time for a little bit of fun. The midweek giggle to get you over the ‘hump’ that is Wednesday. We’ve a little bit of a re-gig in our order. I’m delighted to say we’ve gone all International this week…

He Said / She Said – Bloggers Ed #9 Sparkles & Stretchmarks

WELCOME TO ‘HE SAID / SHE SAID – THE BLOGGERS ED’ “So we’re back folks. Slight little hick up last week but I’m delighted to say it’s full steam ahead cause it’s Wednesday and that means it’s #HeSaidSheSaidWed time. Kids in bed? Check. Kitchen tidy? Emmmm. Drink of choice in hand? Checkers. Let’s do this…

Jayzus vote for me in the Boots Maternity & Infant Awards 2017

Yeah Baby Yeah!! Check this > I’m up for my first award!! And excuse me, it’s not just any oul award let me tell you. No, no, no. It’s only the ‘Boots Maternity & Infant Award 2017‘. So like I said – Yeah Baby Yeah !!! ‘Man’ & ‘Women’! So since becoming a #SAHD &…

The Stented Papa’s TV Debut is now live online!!!

Well holy moly, check me out above. Yep, that’s me making my TV Debut. Yeah baby yeah! To say I’m on a buzz now is a bit of an understatement. Why? Because a few hours ago, I was told my TV Debut is live on the RTE Player & Lifestyle on RTE – that’s why….

Introducing …. Booky Wooky

Booky Wooky Ltd is a family run business set up by The Stented Missus & The Stented Papa a few years back. We were forced to put it on hold due to my on going heart issues (among other things) mid December 2015. But we are bringing it back – yeah baby yeah!!!! What is…

He Said / She Said – Bloggers Ed #8 It’s Me & Ethan

WELCOME TO ‘HE SAID / SHE SAID – THE BLOGGERS ED’ “How do folks? Happy ‘Hump’ day! There’s been a slight change in the running order as The Frenchie Mummy is away on her holly-bops so I’m delighted to say Ger & her hubby from ‘It’s Me & Ethan‘ have jumped into the slot –…

He Said / She Said – Bloggers Ed #7 DadsApp

WELCOME TO ‘HE SAID / SHE SAID – THE BLOGGERS ED’ “Hey folks. Thanks for coming back to take a peek at who’s up this week. Wk 7 already and the standard has been pretty high to say the least and this week is no exception. So get your drink in hand and chill da…

He Said / She Said – Bloggers Ed #6 DadVWorld

WELCOME TO ‘HE SAID / SHE SAID – THE BLOGGERS ED’ “Yeah baby yeah. Here to rock the shit out of your Wednesday night is the Dad & Mum who are taking on the world. They are rocking the ‘live’s’ on Insta Stories and a major plus here is the fact the Dad is a…