Surviving the weekend without the Missus?!

OK so let me set the scene – you & your wife/partner are chilling out watching the box when she turns around and calmly slips ‘You know I’m away with the girls this weekend – right?!‘ into the conversation to which you, as cool as a breeze I might add reply ‘Yep, of course I remember!…

When exhaustion strikes

17th October 2016 – I’ll never get tired of waking up to be told you’re a featured blogger on a linky! Mackenzie Glanville thank you!! Brilliant tweet to see first thing on a Monday morning 🙂 @TheStentedPapa #mg is LIVE an you are one of my featured bloggers this week! https://t.co/B1QqiigJOv — Mackenzie Glanville (@MacGlanville)…

The day I broke my Radio duck!

Holy Feckin Moly !!!! The reaction to my appearance on The Anton Savage Show on TodayFM last Thursday (25th Aug ’16) has been nothing short of phenomenal. Thank you to every single one of you who has sent in messages & tweets of support – so much so in fact that, it’s Saturday night and I’m…

Mama – The one who goes to work 

There has been a great reaction to Ross becoming a stay at home daddy and I’m really happy about the situation. I’ve said it before but honestly despite the fact that minding kids full time is a stressful job, I’ve never seen Ross so happy. He was on The Anton Savage show yesterday and some…

Live on The Anton Savage Show Today FM

So The Stented Papa is making his radio debut – yep, that’s right, I’ll be a guest live with Anton Savage this Thursday (25th) August talking about being a Stay At Home Dad – happy days! With the changes to paternity leave due to take place from September, I was contacted and asked if I’d…

The beauty of being a SAHD

Have to say, I’m loving being a Stay at Home Dad. It’s just the business. It has surpassed all my initial thoughts about how good it would be and long may that continue. While up in the park on Friday, I’ve tried to capture my feelings on being a SAHD (the quality isn’t great, #ineedanewphone…

Handing over the reins

Hey, I’m Mel (aka The Missus) – we as a family are on this new journey and we are happy to share our experiences with you (warts & all). We talked about Ross minding the kids full time a few times in the past and although he loved the idea of it, he wasn’t actually ready…

Day in the life of a SAHD

FACT – This is the busiest job I’ve EVER had in my life! Jesus H Christ…..when I say you literally don’t get a moment to yourself I bloody well mean it!! And let me tell you, by the time you do, you are so bolloxed tired, you either fall asleep in the chair or are in…