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DIY Lemonade Stand – Part One: The Pre-Build

#Sponsored Taking inspiration from my very handy and DIY-inclined father, I want to be the type of dad who can make things. As I have to start somewhere, and because my own daughter is a little young to have her first business opportunity, I’m making a lemonade stand for my two nieces. The eldest, at 6yrs old will be taking the design lead (with a little guidance from me). We went through a number of designs from Pinterest, drawings from their imagination, and a chalk drawing and we  ...

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A Dad’s Guide To Father’s Day

At last, it’s our turn. We celebrated Mother’s Day in May, with a thoughtful card, flowers, and a few well-intended gifts. I’m a relatively new Dad and this is only my second Father’s Day. I’ve learned that most of us Dads are a peculiar bunch, combining  ...

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Interview: Four Fathers

I’m relatively new to the exciting world of Dad Blogging, though have been writing blogs for years. One of the first things that I discovered about the community is how supportive it is. All the fathers are willing to help, support, and occasionally vent in a safe space full of  ...

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Baby vs Toddler – Who Knew?

In the run up to the end of my wife’s pregnancy, everyone was a mixture of soundbite advice and warnings that it’s going to get so hard, while they smirked in reminiscence that they’ve passed that stage of their life. Of course, there’s everything to learn, sleep  ...

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The Fertility Diet

Sometimes our plans just won’t go the way we want them. As much as we try, wish, and hope, we have to seek a little help to get the things we really, really want. Our second attempt at a round of IVF didn’t work like the first time, so we’re looking at any variables that might  ...

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