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Do you do the school run?
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New extended Mysore Self Practice Ashtanga times start 10th Sept.
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Helping you get on your mat to practice. Explore more and read the blog in the link on our profile.
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#schoolrun #schoolrunmum #schoolrundad #backtoschool #ashtangayogaguildford #ashtangayoga #mindfulness #ratrace #stillness #guildfordyoga #goingtowork #yogasurrey #selfpracticeyoga #takealeapoffaith @redhotyogaguildford @ashtangi108 @ashtangayogaguildford

We can all get very insular and gaze at our navels. We get wrapped up in our day to day business and forget to take in the world around us. Then you spot something like this and it simply makes you smile! That’s certainly the effect it had on me, and I hope it does the same for you also!
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#roadcrossing #heart #fun #inspiration #motivation #dadbloguk #schoolrundad #sahd #london #londonviews #londonstreetscenes #instalondon #love

Meet the Gilroy family. They’ve helped me out with something today.

I’ve written massive amounts about shared parental leave. Being a dad blogger, I’ve usually focused on the impact on dads and kids. This left me wondering, do mums get anything out of #spl and if so, what do they get?

Nicola, pictured in the middle, has written a superb article for me. Following the birth of her and husband Ben’s second child, Ben took eight months spl allowing Nicola to return to work after a month.

Nicola admits is wasn’t always easy. She makes clear, however, that the couple worked as a team and she doesn’t believe she could have balanced house / kids and work if Ben hadn’t been around in the early months.

I am a firm believer that spl needs huge reform, but this family’s story shows that it can work. Please do have a read. Link in bio. .
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#sharedparentalleave #paternityleave #maternityleave #paternity #maternity #earlyyears #babies #baby #family #familytime #blogger #bloggerstyle #dadbloguk #schoolrundad #sahd #workingparents #equalities #equality #raisingchildren #worklifebalancegoals #parentingtips #fatherhood #motherhood

This - fashion Instagrammers - is how it’s done. Oh, okay, maybe not, but when I tell you what I’m wearing you might be impressed.

That, my friends, is the shirt I wore on my last day of school. Yes, I can still get into it and do the buttons up (if you want to see me putting it on, take a look at my Stories). I found it in a long-forgotten box in a storage unit we hired while moving house. Coming across it was a bit of a bitter/sweet experience truth be told.

Sweet, in that I could fit into it. Bitter, because some of the messages written on it were horrible. It was a reminder of how I lacked confidence as a teenager and how I thought letting people write these supposedly funny things would make me popular.

The shirt has now been disposed of, along with other items from my younger days that I simply can’t justify keeping (number plate from my first car......a 20 year old letter from Ed Davey MP......a Wendy and Lisa LP). Full story is on the blog. Link in bio.

Before you go off to read it, do you think you could still fit into your old school clothes???
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#school #schooluniform #youth #growingup #shirt #confidence #lastdayatschool #fbloggers #fblogger #pbloggers #dadbloguk #ukdadbloggers #dadtribe #instadads #dadsofig #bloggerstyle #schoolrundad #sahd #motivation #inspiration #education #stillfits #ootd #wiwt #family #familytime

During the holidays, I try and spend as much time as I practically can outside with the kids. This year, @petsathomeuk has given us one more reason to get outside thanks to its #mypetpals summer challenge.

The retailer has set 10 challenges for families to do together and they’re all very simple. They include making a pebble pet, feeding birds and doing bunny hops.

We also attended a My Pet Pals workshop and learned all about fish. It was a fascinating session and we learned a lot about looking caring for fish (you can book a session on the Pets At Home website). So what’s Izzy doing in this picture? She was in the park and going through her My Pet Pals activity booklet deciding what activity to do next. What we ended up doing was pretending to be a furry animal....although I’ll share those photos another time!
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#ad #petsathome #summerholidays #activechildren #outdoors #outside #familytime #family #pets #dadbloguk #instadads #ukdadbloggers #schoolrundad #fish #location #blogger #daddyblogger #inspiration #motivation #fun #summer2018 #kids #park #memories

When was the last time you travelled anywhere on a @nationalexpress coach? It’s something I haven’t done in years and years but today, that all changes!

Helen, Izzy & I are heading to Brighton aboard one of its coaches. There’s AC, USB charging, safety belts, masses of leg room and a downloadable app called VUER providing on board entertainment.
The service has changed massively. More on the blog very soon!
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#ad #nationalexpress #brighton #nationalexpresscoach #coachtravel #summer2018 #summer #daysoutwithkids #daysoutwiththekids #daysoutwithchildren #dadbloguk #ukdadblogger #schoolrundad #family #familytime #blogger #dadtribe #instadads #ukdadbloggers #bloggerstyle #inspiration #motivation #parenting #parents #dads #mums #pbloggers #bus

The summer holidays have got underway and these two have taken to the garden to carry out science experiments.

They’re presently trying to make a ‘floating picture’, one of the many experiments you’ll find in the @thedadlab book, which is well worth getting if your kids love science or you want to introduce them to science in a fun way.

So engrossed were Helen and Izzy in what they were doing, they didn’t want to look up at the camera! .
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#dadlab #scienceforkids #summer2018 #summerholidays #dadbloguk #blogger #bloggerstyle #family #familytime #parenting #schoolrundad #dadtribe #instadads #srd #ukdadbloggers #inspiration #motivation #kids #education #development

Oh, go on then. One more pic from the #SubwayNFLFlag event the other day. This is Jared Cook of the @raiders I want his shades!

I was attending the event as a guest of @subway_ukireland and I am writing a blog post about it this morning. More coming soon!

PS I want Jared’s shades.
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#ad #nfl #subway #nflflag #jaredcook #nflflagsummerbowl #outdoors #activekids #sportforkids #mixedsports #sportforchildren #activechildren #familydaysout #daysoutwithkids #healthykids #dadtribe #raiders #oaklandraiders #dadbloguk #schoolrundad #ukdadbloggers #family #familytime #blogger #bloggerstyle #daddyblogger #pbloggers

Started taking my 5yr old to school this week and I say hi/hello to other parents and then I tend to rush off with the baby to start our day of adventures together. Friends seem to be split 50/50 on this so was interested in knowing what everyone else thought

#schoolrun #schoolrundad #schoolrunetiquette #daddydaycare #dadandbabydays #daddymode #kidsofinsta #bloggers #bloggerlife #fulltimedad #schoolrunnings #babysdayout #babyplanning #fatherhood #dadproblems #kidsofig #childrenofig #secondtimedad #daddyandsontime #myboys #familytime #parenting #parentlife #parentblog #parentquestions #goodparenting #parentcrew #parentsofinstagram #parentcommunity

How much do you know about American Football or its non-contact version NFL Flag?

If I were to answer that question honestly I’d say “not much.” Today, however, I’m doing something completely different. I’m at the Summer Bowl in London, which is an #NFLflag tournament.

Over 1,000 children are taking part in the tournament and this pic shows one of the games in full swing.

I’m here as a guest of event sponsor @subway_ukireland and I’ll be blogging about it in the days to come with info as to how you can get your kids’ school involved. Watch this space!

And yes, I’m learning lots about the sport!
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#ad #subwaynflflag #americanfootball #nflflag #sport #summerbowl #sportforkids #dadbloguk #dadtribe #ukdadbloggers #bloggerstyle #schoolrundad #nfl #subway #outdoors #activechildren #location #inspiration #motivation #family #familytime #schoolsports #sportforchildren

Running along the beach on the way home from school :)
#schoolrundad #costadelcrosby #greatbritishsummer #ironmencrosbybeach #schoolrun

Happy birthday to my handsome Huz! 🎉 Here he is opening gifts from the Triglets who kindly woke us up at 5:30am 😬 This big kid is about to have an action packed, awesome day and he is totes chuffed with his new skateboard and Lego. Obvz! 👊🏽
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#birthdayboy #huz #Triglets #oldman #daddy #instadad #handsome #skateboard #skaterboy #lego #legohead #bigkid #earlybird #schoolrundad #schoolrunmum #instamum #mumlife #mumblogger #MotherWifeBoss 👊🏽

Last day of school for the youngest of the clan.
#schoolrundad #notdrunk #nohangover to #3lions

Breakfast fit for a king, #schoolrundad

Let’s talk about the Dad Taxi (or Mum Taxi, delete as appropriate). On Saturday I was behind the wheel of a car from 7am until just after 3pm. I didn’t stop, taking one daughter to a birthday party, another to a gymnastics class, Mrs Adams to her horse riding lesson and all manner of errands inbetween.

I think this is my future. As my kids develop more interests outside the family home, I’m going to be driving them around more.

Anyone out there with older kids prepared to confirm or deny whether this will be my future? Oh, and if you want a detailed break down of my day on Saturday, take a look at the blog (link in bio).
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#dadtaxi #mumtaxi #taxi #taxidriver #dad #dadbloguk #dads #schoolrun #schoolrundad #family #familytime #dadtribe #instadads #kids #fun #ukdadbloggers #driving #parenting #sahd #srd #fatherhood #parentingadvice #parentingtips #fatherhoodadvice #fatherhoodtips

Remember loom bands??? Helen went on a camping trip with a friend two nights ago who made some loom bands. She was hooked and asked me to buy a kit. All afternoon she’s been making bands and it’s awesome to see her enjoying arts and crafts like this. Takes me back about four years to when they were popular first time around!
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#loombands #wristbands #loom #makingloombands #artsandcrafts #crafts #kids #dadbloguk #schoolrundad #inspiration #motivation #family #familytime #dads #dad #bloggerstyle #blogger #dadtribe #instadads #ukdadblogger #srd #pbloggers #crafting #jewellery

Stay hydrated and drink more water 💦💦💦 #hydration #drinkwater #summer #hothothot #schoolrun #schoolrundad

Just found this drawing of Izzy’s. It’s a plan for her new bedroom. Love the fact she wants a blue rug and bin!

Of course this isn’t the only secret scribbling of Izzy’s I’ve recently found. Far from it!

If you head over to the blog (link in bio) you’ll read the story of how Izzy and Helen have been organising a sleepover birthday party and issuing invites at school without telling me. First I knew of it was when a kid came running up to me showing off his invite!
All very awkward. Without knowing exactly who they’ve issued invites to I’ve had to post on the school Facebook page telling people it’s not happening!

I kinda expected my kids to organise secret parties without my knowledge, but not for another nine or so years at least!

What’s the craziest party story you have? I’d love to hear it.
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#birthday #party #birthdayparty #invitation #sleepover #secretparty #family #funny #familytime #ukdadbloggers #instadads #dadstagram #schoolrundad #facebook #dadbloguk #inspiration #motivation #blogger #bloggerstyle #srd #creativekids #summer #summerholidays #business #fun #kids

I’m taking a break from unpacking boxes in our new house to tell you about an awesome #giveaway I’m running with @angrybirdsofficial and @everton.
Head over to the blog (link in bio) and answer one mega easy multiple choice question about the Angry Birds #birldcup. One lucky winner will get Angry Birds toys, Everton v Southampton tickets and a personalised Everton shirt.
Good luck to everyone that takes part!
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#ad #angrybirds #everton #birldcup #worldcup #football #competition #soccer #evertonfc #dadbloguk #ukdadbloggers #dadtribe #instadads #family #familytime #parenting #sahd #family #familytime #schoolrundad #blogger #bloggerstyle #comp #comper

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