#DoTheDadDance! Dusting off the Dance Shoes for Charity

The crew over at The Dad Network are doing an online campaign to get Dads around the world to get their groove on and help raise money for UNICEF UK to help underprivileged children. As a semi-retired rapdancefighter (also known as a bboy/breaker/breakdancer), I thought it was a great excuse to dust off the old dancing [...]

By | August 8th, 2015|1 Player Dad mode, Fatherhood, RapDanceFighting, Wellbeing|0 Comments

Are All Guys Potential Pedophiles? Perception and Reality in Male-Child Interactions.

Are all men doomed to wear the Pedobear costume of shame?!? A few months ago, I took my daughter to Junglerama (one of those indoor kids playland places), which is one my favourite things to do with her as it's a great excuse for me to play with her on the giant jungle gym [...]

By | July 29th, 2015|1 Player Dad mode, Fatherhood|11 Comments

Recipe: Super Monkey Meatballs

This is the first recipe I created after entering 1 Player Dad mode, and like all firsts it has a special place in my heart (and stomach). Prior to this, I was bumbling along culinarily with my 1-year-old daughter who had just graduated from mushy meals and tinned toddler food to eating the same meals [...]

By | June 16th, 2015|1 Player Dad mode, Cooking|0 Comments

5 WEAPONS TO CONQUER YOUR HELLSPAWN (or, 5 helpful items that will make life easier with your little one)

The epic battle that has raged between parent and child is one that has claimed the souls and sanity of countless parents over the millennia. In recent years, technology has aided us in our quest to even these seemingly insurmountable odds, but our adversary is one that continuously learns to adapt and overcome our futile [...]

By | May 27th, 2015|1 Player Dad mode, Dad Hacks, Fatherhood|0 Comments

Five Ways to Wellbeing: Keeping your head in the game in 1 Player Dad mode.

When you’re grinding it out in 1 Player mode, your mind can be your worst enemy. In my first year as a single dad, I was dealing with the fallout from the end of my relationship, working full-time and parenting on my own four nights a week (while learning how to do this on-the-job), travelling [...]

By | May 13th, 2015|1 Player Dad mode, Dad Hacks, Wellbeing|0 Comments

The 1 Player Dad Strategy Guide

If you've just become a single dad, you’re possibly about to go through one of the biggest challenges of your life. The 1 Player Dad Strategy Guide was created to help you through the initial stages of this journey. It's a practical strategy guide based on my own transition into parenting as a single dad, [...]