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My top ten parenting fails

A man in a facepalm pose with the words "My top ten parenting fails" superimposed.

I returned to the scene I associate with my first big parenting faux pas recently. Fortunately, there was no repeat of what happened but the place still makes me wince. Since then, I’ve notched up plenty of parenting fails. Starting with that first one – and in no particular order as they’re all bad – …

My best posts of 2016

A selection of images from the best posts of 2016 on Diary of the Dad.

There’s no getting away from it, 2016 has been a monumentally depressing year. As well as Brexit, Trump and the loss of so many great talents, it’s been generally bad for everyone I know. Like most, I can’t wait to see the back of 2016 but I think it’s still important to find positives where …