Daddy and Munchkin Blog

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. […]

You Choose The Title

Well the first thing you will notice is the title, or lack of! I thought of 'The right time to die', 'A fantastic father and family' and 'A challenging time with Corona virus' and nothing felt quite right..... so you choose the title

Losing a Loved one in Lockdown

I started this blog thinking the hardest thing I would write about would be the hardest parts of parenting like the tantrums and sleepless nights but this is far harder than any of those. This is exemplified by the fact I have put it off for weeks now. But I think now, the time is […]

The Constant Lessons with a Little One.

Everyone knows that parents either learn a lot or just constantly wing it. So now Munchkin is now a toddling, more communicative, more hilarious, ever lovable ball of pure joy, there’s a few more lesson’s I have learnt on the journey called parenting. 1. Weaning them = changes in mealtime expectations for you. If you […]

Avoiding the Lockdown Lows

Lockdown can be tough. Here are five ways I avoided the lockdown lows so you can too

Our Latest Plastic Free Promises

While we may be all distracted by COVID-19, the environment is still suffering under a ton of plastic. Here's some simple swaps with our latest plastic free promises

Covid-19 isolation and Staying Sane with a One Year Old.

When it came to covid-19 isolation we knew this would be hard on Munchkin. His usual week changed suddenly. Here's how we survived...

A ‘magical’ first Christmas

Christmas for Munchkin really began early December when the tree entered the house. He’s always been mesmerised by nature and now there was a tree standing in his living room. Then came the shiny decorations, tinsel and most importantly, the lights. Woooah! All the rest of the lights went up around the house and then […]