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I'm The Only Neat Freak In A Family Of Slobs, And I Am F*cking Exhausted

Surprise my sister on any random day of the week, and her house is, without exception, pristine. Her husband is a neat freak, her live-in …

20 great UK walks with pubs, chosen by nature writers

Pull on your boots and enjoy the countryside in all its autumn glory. Ten of Britain’s best nature writers reveal their favourite routes – and where they like to refuel on the way<p><b>20 more UK walks with pub pit stops</b><p><b>Length: 11miles<br>Time: 5</b>½ <b>hours<br>Start/finish: Grassington National Park Centre</b> …

How Having a Baby Ruined My Idea of a Perfect Marriage

He used to look at me from across a crowded bar or party with eyes that subtly hinted, "Let's get out of here." Now, he looks at me from across the house with eyes that basically scream, "You could use a shower, a glass of wine, or maybe something stronger."<p>For some obviously-ignorant reason, I …

Heartwarming Illustrations About The Love Between Dads And Their Little Girls

If you are tired because of busy life, family will be a solid moral support. Normally, when we discuss the family’s love, the first thing we think of …

Spoilt little emperors? Only children aren’t just normal, they are the future

“Just the one?” If ever there were three words that most parents of only children would be happy to never hear again, they are probably the ones. They tend to be spoken with ill-concealed curiosity, perhaps tinged with pity, because, well, an only child is still a curiosity to many. A question left …

Parenting

Babies can give you hope, happiness and purpose

My son helped me cope with bad news and stopped me from wallowing in self-pity<p>New parents are boring. To paraphrase my fifth-favourite internet commenter go-to line, new parents all think they’re the first people ever to have children. But that happens for a perfectly good reason. Parenting is …

The Only Parenting Advice You'll Ever Truly Need

If you’ve been a parent for more than 13 seconds, then you’ve probably received parenting advice in some form or another. Once you’ve had a child, …

Every Night, I Hit "The Parenting Wall"

Every evening, some time after dinner, I start to feel my mental grip loosening a bit. A wave of exhaustion laps up to the shores of my patience. …

6 Things You Need to Know Before Becoming a Dad

Taking the step to become a dad is tremendous -- it means you not only love someone enough to be totally connected with them for the rest of your lives, but that you're ready to care for a little being together. It's said that when you have a child it's like sharing your heart with the world, …

Parenting

12 Hilarious Comics That Nail The Reality Of Parenthood

Greeting card artist and dad of two Brian Gordon wanted to create a comic that was a bit more personal than usual.<p>"I thought I had figured out what kids were like and how to parent after the first one, but my daughter came along and proved I had no idea what I was doing." So, in 2013, Fowl Language …

Parenting

Motherhood and Happiness Don't Have to Be Exclusive

Taking "me time" to achieve happiness doesn't make you a bad parent—if fact, it might make you a better one. And it will certainly make you a better …

This Is What It Looks Like When Men Are Allowed To Take 480 Days Of Paternity Leave

Photographer Johan Bävman documents the world of dads and their babies in a country where fathers are encouraged to take a generous amount of paternity leave.<p>In his photo series <i>Swedish Dads</i>, Johan Bävman documents men who take advantage of Sweden's comparatively generous paternity-leave legislation …

A poem for parents

We love this poem by Yvette Lamb, who blogs at Big Trouble in Little Nappies.<p>She reminds us that although it's not realistic or practical to fully …