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Moving Your Little One Into Their Own Room Can Be Scary

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Moving Daisy-Ella Into Her Own Room Was Scary But We Got Their In The End. Moving your baby into their own room can be met with mixed emotions. It can be very comforting having your little one close and being able to see them whenever you want, especially when they are still feeding multiple times at night. But there are ... Read More »

Daisy-Ella’s Ride

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“chauffeur on we go” Read More »

A Bath At Last – A Time To Relax … Oh Wait!!

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As everyone can understand the first few months of having a new child can be quite daunting and can take a strangle hold on your time and your sanity at times.. But its not good to dwell on the what’s ifs.. Instead I’m taking these rare few moments to put the tap on and take a much needed soak. Bubbles ... Read More »

A New Home A Fresh Start

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Its not everyday that someone comes into your life and changes every aspect of it, from the way you sleep and eat to how you interact with your family and friends. But this, as I now understand, is the life of a father.. And sometimes, just sometimes life can throw you an opportunity that can seriously reignite those moments that ... Read More »

Its Daddy Chef time with Hari Ghotra -

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  Disclosure: I was sent The Madras Curry Kit from Hari Ghotra to review and was compensated for my time to write this post. All opinions expressed are my own and not influenced in any way. Now, lets start from the beginning and answer the fable words of Who is Hari Ghotra? Hari is an Indian cook and teacher but also a mother, a marketing ... Read More »

My Geek Box – Nerdpocolypse

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Disclosure: I was sent The October Box from MyGeekBox to review and was compensated for my time to write this post. All opinions expressed are my own and not influenced in any way. Now, what people seem to forget is being a father is a full time job and sometimes we need a little bit of ‘us time’ to calm ... Read More »

My Little Swimmer

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As you’ve seen in my past post I’m an avid enthusiast about getting my daughter into water and watching her swim.. I had one lesson before but learnt so much from water babies. My previous lesson was just a complete luck of the draw. A free NCT programmed swimming session with water babies that was set aside for 5 parents ... Read More »

Interview With The Mogul Mommies

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I had the absolute pleasure of meeting Amber of The Mogul Mommies recently to be included on their site as their first ‘Dad blogger’ piece. Go check them out at www.themogulmommies.com Mogul Mommies has the pleasure of welcoming our first dad blogger–Chris of Daddy Camo Blog! He joins us all the way from the UK where he lives with his ... Read More »

Nightmares Are Not Just For Children

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It’s 5am and I’m sitting here on my humble throne (the toilet) trying to take in what on earth just went through my mind as I slept. I’m generally not a man who has dreams let alone nightmares but this one just screwed me up a little. I’ve been up for 10 minutes now and the nightmare is still Very, ... Read More »

How Respect Is Not Just Given Its Earned

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There may come a time for some of you, including myself, in life where you need to bow down and admit that you need help and by no mean feat, it can be quite daunting a task to take on in your new adventure into fatherhood. I do have a completely different idea on what it should entail though. A ... Read More »

5 Reasons Why Girls With Tattoos And Piercings Are Inspirational

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5 Reasons Why Girls With Tattoos And Piercings Are Inspirational – A Reply There has never been such a time in history where all men and women’s paths have been inter twined, and this can be based on a complete evolution on society and its views on equality. I read an article today that I could not disagree with more. ... Read More »

Stressed.. But I am dad.

So today I’m going on a quest of my own.. Not of self indulgence or ignite something missing but more of a self healing journey… Yep that’s right. “But why chris? Why do you need to heal?” I hear you murmur. Well, I’m stressed. VERY stressed. It’s unbelievable how something I used to shut off as weakness can ultimately dictate ... Read More »

How Burping and Farting Make me happy

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  How Burping and Farting Make me happy So for some of you these moments may send a shiver down your spine or just down right freak you out but not the daddy version of me and its all thanks to little old Daisy-Ella. Pre dating the birth of my daughter I had gone a little bit mad with preemptively ... Read More »

My Journey To London Taaan

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Today was a day of opened eyes and inspiration 22nd September 2014: I’m ready and raring to go. I’ve got my bag packed. Products ready for me to evaluate and obliterate. My beards done. I’ve memorised awesome quotes and excerpts I want to say and my nerves are cool as ice. I’m set. 23rd September 2014 “Chris you’re late”…. Shit ... Read More »

Passing Away – Waving Goodbye To My Grandmother

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Sending all my love and prayers to my family today. I woke up today, just like every other day, ready to tackle anything that gets thrown at me.. Daisy-Ella had been changed and fed and my wife was on duty to look after her for a bit whilst I was cheekily getting some rest upstairs. I just wasn’t expecting this. ... Read More »

Scottish Independence – A Tale Of A Broken Nation

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My referendum I sit here on the eve of one of the most influential and inspiring days of my life time. A chance for a nation of people to stand up and take a grasp of their right to be independent and governed by themselves. To watch whether a nation decides to break up this temperamental and sometimes stubborn marriage ... Read More »

Moving Home – The Alternate ending

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So, I’ve been away for a week or two on a new adventure with Daisy-Ella . “Please Chris tell us more” I hear you begrudgingly moan. Well ladies and gentleman, we are moving house, a small job for any old Tom, Dick and Harry, yet this time round it came about with the most hardest of times. It started a ... Read More »