Are you a parent that loves your kids – but hates parenting?

I often find myself throwing the joke around that I absolutely love my kids, but hate parenting. Although the latter part of this statement regarding the hate for parenting is certainly not true (at least not in its entirety) there are certainly things about parenting that I am not a fan of. These can range … Continue reading Are you a parent that loves your kids – but hates parenting?

The Dad Dance (Dab Style), Coffee with Seagulls and The Truth Behind My Vlog

After surviving episode 1 and finally getting it online I'm back on day 2 with a new episode of Ivan and in this Vlog I do The Dad version of The Dab dance move, I have coffee with Seagulls and give you the video version of the truth behind my Vlog. P.S. The clap is back! … Continue reading The Dad Dance (Dab Style), Coffee with Seagulls and The Truth Behind My Vlog

Day 29 – Listing my kids on Facebook Marketplace and the gigantic work week – #300wordsaday

Ok, so before I have child services knocking on my door because of my blog post title I'll highlight the fact that I didn't actually list my kids on Facebook Marketplace to my credit -- one it's illegal and two I love them too much. But boy did parenting really test today - what a … Continue reading Day 29 – Listing my kids on Facebook Marketplace and the gigantic work week – #300wordsaday

Day 4 – I’m studying a new course around making a business out of yourself #300wordsaday

Today I'm a tad excited. I've been counting down the days till a course by one of my mentors Alex Beadon starts and today it did so I've been busy thumbing my way through plenty of engagement in her Facebook group. Always learning. In short the course is about 'making money being you'. Win! I've again … Continue reading Day 4 – I’m studying a new course around making a business out of yourself #300wordsaday

Today my Son fell over… What happened next made me cry.

  For any of you parents joining me here for this post I'm sure you will appreciate the instinctive and protective nature we have over our little ones. My son showed me why their little spirits are more resilient than we think. Each week in our neighbourhood the local council collects all our household waste … Continue reading Today my Son fell over… What happened next made me cry.

10 Things About Me You Didn’t Know – 7 Day Mini Series – Feel Good Blogging – Day 4!

I can't remember where I heard this from, if you know, please leave me a comment... People do business with people they know, like and trust! I think business as we know it is changing again. And I say 'again' for a specific reason. The way people do business, although intrinsically based on the exchange … Continue reading 10 Things About Me You Didn’t Know – 7 Day Mini Series – Feel Good Blogging – Day 4!

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Top 5 relationship tips to run a family and juggle it with your work

Recently I received a comment that I must have very good organisational skills to juggle all the hats I wear with running my business, having a new baby with the wifey, helping to raise a very bright and energetic 3 year old, juggling it between shift work in the "job" and maintaining a blog. Having … Continue reading Top 5 relationship tips to run a family and juggle it with your work