Dylan experienced the dreaded Sats last week. He loves school and throws himself into each new topic with great enthusiasm. His English is excellent and his maths isn’t bad, so we weren’t worried about Continue reading
Coding is a word that has cropped up more and more alongside education in recent years and rightly so. I think it’s so important for children to learn programming skills, but it can be a tricky concept to Continue reading
Something has been troubling me of late. It’s a problem that has only come into play since Dylan started at school, so I know where to point the finger for what follows. When he first went, he could barely Continue reading
ActionAid got in touch with me earlier this week. It was to ask if I’d write about why education is so important to my children. I’m more than happy to oblige! As chance would have it, this is something Continue reading
I'm Tom Briggs. A proud dad of three and, somehow or other, a multi-award-winning parent blogger.
I've been writing Diary of the Dad since 2010 and it's gone from a small hobby to my full-time job.
I still have the same enthusiasm for this blog as I did when I wrote my first post and hope you enjoy reading my musings as much as I do writing them.