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 product reviews.


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.

Our National Trust Top Four

Munchkin loves a good dose of nature and so does our mental health, so here is our top four National Trust properties to visit for the ultimate woodland day out.

The Big Jump back to Normality

The Covid situation seems to be looking up. But with the return to normality comes big changes and my sense of apprehension returns.

Ways for Dads to bond with a Newborn

From the moment you enter the maternity ward, your world flips upside down. You used to be the decider of your sleep schedule and knew roughly what time of day it was by how you felt. Suddenly, as you appear from that sauna hot room of first cries, sweat and tears, everything has changed. Your […]

Twenty hours to parenting…

Our Birth Story Natalie returns from a long term at work ready for a half term rest, a week before the Munchkin or Munchkiness is due to arrive. We didn’t know what we were due to have as we wanted the surprise. Whilst I’m still at work, Natalie has a week off to prepare, pack […]

The Latest of Daddy and Munchkin

We went camping for the first time

I shared my own mental health challenges

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

We reviewed the Fire HD 10 and Kids+

A fantastic first tablet for children

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