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Win a copy of The Hobbit – one of the greatest children’s books of all time

To coincidence with the re-release of one of children’s literature’s greatest books, I’ve got THREE copies of The Hobbit to give away. To win, leave a comment about your favourite … Continue reading

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Recipe Shed: My wife’s Superduper Megaloaded Surbocharged Pizza

There are several culinary things my wife does better than me, and here in reverse order are those things: 5. Poach an egg (I can’t stand them) 4. Cook fish … Continue reading

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Coward’s way: I pulled out of a job before I was even offered it

Regular readers will know that last week I went for an interview after being approached by a headhunter.  My dilemma was: Should I go for it or stick to housedadding? … Continue reading

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My wife’s first day off work in months turned into two – laid to waste by the Winter Vomiting Bug

Last Friday, my wife took a rare day off to spend the last day of half-term with her family. What a mistake! She never takes time off, my missus. A … Continue reading

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My bird’s turned into a penguin!

You’ve heard of the Emperor Penguin. Meet the Queen Penguin aka my missus getting ready for her office Christmas party. She looks p-p-pretty good to me! And six hours later, … Continue reading

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A confession: I’m jealous of my wife’s success

  The other day I was ironing my wife’s dress when I received a text message from her. ‘Home late. Still at lunch,’ it read. It was 5pm and lunch … Continue reading

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My Missus Monday: All 3 kids are at school and I can’t wait to get ‘Me’ back!

With the kids going back to school this week (Hurray!!), I thought this rather poignant article my wife wrote about our youngest son starting nursery last year was worth an … Continue reading

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My Missus Monday: Holiday at home? Holiday in hell, more like

Last year, we had the Most Amazing Holiday Of A Lifetime Ever-Cum-Honeymoon to Corsica. This year, we’ve been – and are going – nowhere. Lack of cash and the demands … Continue reading

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An intimate, romantic, touching, powerful and poignant message on my iPhone from my Working Wife…

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MyMissusMonday: Do you have a Tween With Attitude?

Now don’t get me wrong, my nine-year-old stepdaughter is a fantastic child. She’s kind, polite, loving and caring. But every now and then the Teen That She Will One Day … Continue reading

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Our first wedding anniversary: A pictorial tribute

If I knew then what I know now, I might have waited a bit longer to marry my wife. ONLY JOKING, LOVE. NOT THE SPARE ROOM AGAIN, PER-LEASE! It’s a … Continue reading

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MyMissusMonday: ‘Like many women, I had to nag my man to get him to do anything.’

One of the unexpected side effects of becoming a housedad is that it has turned me into a nag. Now this was a trait that was usually owned by my … Continue reading

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Adults only! For one very special night only: the sublime pleasure of leaving the kids with a babysitter

Me and the missus. We don’t get out much. Three kids. Hundreds of miles away from our families. The price of babysitters. Exhaustion at the end of a hellish working … Continue reading

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MyMissusMonday: Are you a victim of Other Mum Envy?

The lucky, er, devils who won £161 million on the Euromillions last week stoked a whole load of feelings of envy right across Britain, not least in our house where … Continue reading

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MyMissusMonday: ‘Hands up if you’re a bad mother! We all are, if you believe the research.’

Before my wife and I swapped roles and my wife went back to work, she wrote a weekly column about family life for one of Britain’s biggest selling women’s weekly … Continue reading

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MyMissusMonday: ‘My children fight like cat and dog but there’s only one person they turn to when they need a hug’

Before my wife and I swapped roles and my wife went back to work, she wrote a weekly column about family life for one of Britain’s biggest selling women’s weekly … Continue reading

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MyMissusMonday: ‘Since I turned 40, I’ve become invisible to men but I’d love some random sexual attention’

Before my wife and I swapped roles and my wife went back to work, she wrote a weekly column about family life for one of Britain’s biggest selling women’s weekly … Continue reading

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MyMissusMonday: ‘I’m not my children’s friend – I’m their MOTHER!’

Before my wife and I swapped roles and my wife went back to work, she wrote a weekly column about family life for one of Britain’s biggest selling women’s weekly … Continue reading

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MyMissusMonday: It is becoming more and more difficult to keep young children and sex apart. It’s time to take action

Before my wife and I swapped roles and my wife went back to work, she wrote a weekly column about family life for one of Britain’s biggest selling women’s weekly … Continue reading

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MyMissusMonday: Relationship Maths: ‘Computer says we’re doomed!’

Before my wife and I swapped roles and my wife went back to work, she wrote a weekly column about family life for one of Britian’s biggest selling women’s weekly … Continue reading

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MyMissusMonday: ‘Why are we mums blamed for everything from obesity to global warming?’

Before my wife and I swapped roles and my wife went back to work, she wrote a weekly column about family life for one of Britian’s biggest selling women’s weekly … Continue reading

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