Here’s a selection of the demands I get to hear – some more regularly than others. A couple are from different children or are made up (I’m sure I’ll never be asked for a horse!). Seriously though, I do get to hear the most ridiculous demands:
“Daddy I want a horse!”.
“I want to drive the car!”.
“That’s mine!” (Any object whatsoever).
“I want to watch your tablet!” (4.32AM).
“I want a rainbow!”.
“I want cake!” (All day at random times).
“I want one of those for Christmas!”
Continue reading “Crazy Demands of a Two Year Old”
Well ain’t this a fine thing? I did used to have mad hair when i was at school, but I don’t know where this resemblance has come from! Does she look like Keith to you? Haha.
I wonder what will happen if i play her the song?
Here at Daddycated, we don’t like to lose sight of the essential basics that many other people may overlook. After all, where else do you need to look, other than your friendly neighbourhood Dad Blog? And thus without further a do do…
*WARNING* – May Contain Spoilers for Expectant Parents!
Continue reading “New Parents Guide to Changing a Nappy”
Imogen Heap amongst others were drafted in by C&G Baby Club UK to make a song that was scientifically proven to make babies happy. Naturally I assumed that this song is just going to be ‘Painful’ to say the least, but I’m interested if any Daddycated readers would play this song to their kids and let us know if there are any notable (relevant 😉) reactions.
Continue reading “The Happy Song (C&G Baby Club UK)”
A question facing many parents (especially first timers) is ‘at what age do we change from a cot to a bed?’.
With worries like ‘but he/she wriggles so much all night and will end up falling out of bed’ and ‘I can’t be arsed to convert the cot/buy a bed!’ may make you want to leave the task for a little longer. But the fact is, that you can’t keep them in there for too long. Something needs to be done!
Continue reading “Best Time to Change from a Cot to a Bed”
The trouble is, that you are almost guaranteed to get Conjunctivitis if you are fairly new to this world. This is something that not a single soul will tell you, so here’s a short warning on what it is, how to recognise it, what to do and how to deal with it effectively.
Continue reading “The One with the Conjunctivitis”
You know the score. It’s time to take the little one to the changing room, or its going to result in an explosive situation. You look down at your ‘mini me’ and you can see they are getting uncomfortable. The thing is you’re out in the middle of town, so you head to the nearest shop/cafe/place you can think of to get baby sorted; except you can’t. Why? No male baby changing facility.
It’s more common than you might think. When you find yourself in this situation you really feel astonished that it’s actually happening. Phrases like “in this day and age?” and “remind me what year is this?!” suddenly spring to mind.
Continue reading “Changing Times for Dads”