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.


Montessori Methods at Home

Here's a quick what to do to set up Montessori method style at home and how we've done it

Munchkin’ing around at Hobbledown review

Day three of our UK getaway saw us at Hobbledown. A place Munchkin recommends! This is our Hobbledown review.

A Howl-oween at Chessington Review.

Day two of our UK break saw us at Chessington during Halloween week.

A National Trust Double Down

Two National Trusts, One Toddler, One Day, and one new favorite.

Big Fish Little Fish – Our No. 1 baby class

With the multitude of baby classes here's our recommendation.

Mutable Review – The ultimate multi-activity table.

Our top toddler product is the Mutable by Mukako. Here is why in my Mutable Review.

The Return to Not Quite Normal

When the letter to return to work arrived my heart sank, whilst many may have struggled with lockdown and restrictions, we have relished in the bonus time together with our little Munchkin. If you have had a hard time, I am sorry and don’t worry, for that I feel very guilty. But with a 15 […]

Munchkin’s Love of Nature

We discovered Munchkin’s love of nature young on a trip to a Natural Trust garden when he was just months old. His faced glowed as he admired the trees towering above him, the plants floating on the lake, the birds flying above and the beauty of the flowerbeds. Now at 17 months, on stormy days […]

Q-play Trike Review

If you're looking for a toddler trike, theres a few key players. We chose a Q-play trike and here is why.

The Wedding of Whose Dreams?

A few people have been interested in my Wedding day recently, not that I needed a reason to write about it. It’s great to look back on a magical day spent with all our loved ones especially when we haven’t seen some of their faces for a while now. So, if you didn’t know us […]

Celebrating Largely Small during Lockdown with a Lockdown Birthday

If you follow me or know me its no surprise I’ve hit the big 3 – 0 and wouldn’t fancy a lockdown birthday. While I had always said I didn’t want something big for it I deep down did want to get drunk with my family and my friends on a dancefloor to ‘All of […]

Washing up Plastic Free

I recently decided it was time to change our washing up to plastic free. We previously used scourers and blue cloths, which firstly contain plastic which breaks down to microparticles with every use, but are also lovely breeding grounds for bacteria. I opted for a combination of a Silisponge and a Joseph Joesph Clean-tech Scrubber. […]

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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