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…

Dadda VS Poop !

After our first ‘He Said / She Said‘ blog where I calculated how many nappies Nip#1 would go through per day / week based on our dog’s daily intake & output of food, I found this little gem of me changing Nip#1’s dirty nappy for the first time ever. Just to be clear, Daddy VS…

5 things I learned from startup life in becoming a SAHD

UPDATE 01/07/17: Delighted to say, this post was the featured post on the DaddiLife site, happy days! ————– I’ve mentioned Pubble a few times in previous posts. Prior to becoming a SAHD, I’ve worked there for the last 5 years and loved every minute of it, it was a big part of my life. So…

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…

Challenge – Learn how to plait hair – Update !!

On Monday this week (30/05/16), I set myself a challenge to learn how to plait hair as I hadn’t a breeze how to do it and more to the point, I’d always used it as an excuse to get out of doing it – ‘Er, em, you need your Mum to do that pet‘ (sounds about…

Challenge – Learn how to plait hair !

Mia is in love with Elsa from Frozen. And she also loves having ‘Elsa hair’ i.e. in a plait. This poses a big technical hitch for me because I can’t plait hair. The Missus can do it which was all well and good while she was on maternity leave but now that she’s gone back to…