Early YearsHealthParenting

What is Croup?

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What is croup? Croup is a viral respiratory infection that tends to affect a low percentage of children under five. It is caused by a swelling in the windpipe and airway, giving them a short barking cough that can last around 48 hours. In severe cases it can be difficult for the child to breathe. To a first-time parent with…

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0-18yrsEducationParenting

Dadvengers - Homeschooling Tips during Lockdown

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Need homeschooling tips during lockdown? Here are Mr W’s top homeschooling tips during lockdown. Being a primary school teacher from the north of England these simple tips should take a little bit of the stress out of the homeschooling process. The most sensible answer is to follow the guidance your school has set.  I know from my fortunate position behind…
0-99yrsParenting

Dadvengers - Tips on Being a Good Dad

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Is there a Good Dad formula? The short answer to the question is no there isn’t a golden set of rules to being a good dad. Every man is different, every child is different, every family is different so how could there be a formula that works for everyone. That said I do think if you try and stick to…
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Dadvengers Assemble - Dad of the Week

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As many of you already know I am a huge supporter of hands on parenting, with a focus to encourage more dads to get involved. Please check out more Dadvengers posts to find out more. Dadvengers Assemble – Dad of the Week is a place where I will be celebrating hands on dads that are out there representing for all dads. Hopefully…
0-99yrsDays OutParenting

Dadvengers - Dad La Soul Dads Group

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What is Dad La Soul? Earlier this summer, while doing some research into my Dadvengers Initiative, I stumbled across an article. It was about a dad who started a parenting group to stop dads being lonely. Dad La Soul is nearly 2 years old now and is specifically aimed at Dads, Step Dads, Grandads, male carers and their children. The group…
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Dadvengers - Dads and Baby Groups

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Dads and Baby Groups Often when talking about hands-on dads the conversation naturally finds its way to dads and baby groups. It’s a big topic and after speaking to a few people, there are some things we need to put out there. Hopefully this will help increase numbers and get more of a male presence at groups in the UK….
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The Dadvengers Initiative

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The Baby Club Effect Working on The Baby Club has really reintroduced me to the world of parenting a baby or toddler. And not living it this time around, has enabled me to look at it from the outside. Something that is very hard to do while being overwhelmed by tiredness, learning new things, supporting your partner, and trying to survive. This…