Daddy and Munchkin Blog

The Adventures of Daddy and Munchkin

My Wifey for lifey and my thoughts aligned when we both decided to share parental leave and give our Munchkin a equally weighted start to life. I started this blog to share my experiences.

Why do you take so many photos of me?!

Many months on from shared leave, I still now continue to share as there are few Dads who do. So here I will share my thoughts, experiences, and the occasional product review.


Count with Peppa

We were kindly gifted Count with Peppa Pig. Here is our review.

Daddy’s Top 6 Big Potato Party Games

As parents, there's still times we need to put the kids to bed, get the beers out and enjoy a game or five. Here's six games to enjoy with the mates with my Top 6 Big potato party games

Prep Tips for a Pandemic-Era Back to School Season

While back-to-school prep always seems to frazzle parents, starting up school amidst a pandemic makes things more challenging. Here's some tips for a smoother return to the school year.

Go Wild at BeWILDerwood review

Based on the book series by Tom Blofeld, BeWILDerwood is a magical forest playground for the whole family. Here is our bewilderwood review.

Daddy’s Top Board and Party games

If you know this Daddy, you'll know he thinks most social situations need snacks, a flow of good booze and a plethora of good board or party games to play. So Here are my seven top board and party games (not drinks!).

Bedside Cot – Chicco Next 2 me Review

Your new arrivals first sleeper is an important decision. It's got to fit your budget, be safe and comfortable and support that new little ones early development. For us, it was a Next 2 me. Why? Well here's our Chicco Next 2 Me Review.

Sundown Adventureland Review

Me and Nanny always said about taking Munchkin to Sundown Adventureland, as we went when we were young. Here is my review. It did not disappoint.

Worth the Side Hustle? Top 4 Options for Stay-at-Home Parents

The work never stops, but that doesn't mean the money is coming in. Here are four side hustles to earn extra income working from home

‘Water’ Way to Light Up Your Day with Sensory Play at Home

Sensory play is a fantastic thing for babies and toddler development. There are classes available, but its easy to do sensory play at home. Here is a few things we have done with Munchkin during lockdown of 2020.

Making a Toddler Wall on a Budget

Its nice to give children a space that feels their own and its nice to save some money in the expensive world of parenting. Here's how we made a toddler wall on a budget.

Febrile Convulsion in Children

It was a very hot day in May. From fun splashing in the sunshine came a night in A&E. I wish I knew about Febrile Convulsions before...

Encouraging Children to Read

Statistics always show low numbers of children that read so here is our tips for encouraging children to read from an early age.

The Latest of Daddy and Munchkin

Daddy designed a decorative wall for a small amount of what it could cost

We are still aiming to help the environment

Reducing our usage and plastic

Daddy has reviewed our top four National Trust properties

We had a hellish night, but with this knowledge would have worried less

Daddy is staying sane and has some tips


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