A few weeks ago I wrote about my belief that Amelie could be a Mogwai. The jury is still out on that one. Mainly because she has started demonstrating behaviour consistent with something that sounds similar. A Continue reading
Somehow or other, Dylan is seven years old already. How has that happened? Yes, I find myself saying words to this effect every year but the time really has whizzed by. It doesn’t seem like long ago at all Continue reading
Dylan is going to be seven next week. I can’t quite get my head round this myself. As well as disbelieving thoughts about the passing of time, birthday presents have been very much in mind. The lists he has Continue reading
I used to hate going back to work after the long Easter weekend. This morning, however, I breathed an almighty sigh of relief. Finally we’re back to reality after weeks of being all over the shop. It all Continue reading
It has recently come to my attention that boys are horrid. This shouldn’t come as a surprise really. Obviously, I was one not that long ago. Okay, it was bloody ages ago, but that’s beside the point. I Continue reading
This week has been a sad one for my family. My Grandma passed away on Sunday after a short illness. We knew it was coming but, as with anything like this, there was still an element of shock. We were just about to Continue reading
I’m not a naturally suspicious person, but something has been troubling me recently. I think my kids may be plotting against me. It’s not just one of them either. All three of the little darlings are in Continue reading
I’ve been a work-at-home parent for a couple of weeks now and am slowly getting used to my new routine. I’m SO much happier than I was in my office-based job but, at the same time, have to admit that 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.