I must officially be middle-aged, because my new favourite meal involves an estate car, a flask of tea, a packet of chocolate digestives, and a few snack-sized pork pies. That’s right, we’re now official a car picnic family! Only problem is we’re rubbish at it.
So you’ve decided to take your baby for a bike ride, but how the hell do you do it? Here are eight simple tips for cycling with babies that will get you started on your family biking adventures.
The thing that scared me most about becoming a dad was that I’d become boring and stop doing all the stuff that made my life fun. Turns out the opposite is true – I’ve become a big kid and rediscovered so many things I’d forgotten I loved!
While I was thrashing around in a giant ball pit at Leo’s Fun Zone yesterday (and secretly having the time of my life) something suddenly hit me: our baby boy already has way cooler stuff, and is doing way cooler things, than I’ve ever done.
Amazingly spectacular, easily accessible, and immortalised in Robin Hood Prince of Thieves, Aysgarth Falls is the perfect place to inspire young explorers about the great outdoors.
The RSPB Big Garden Birdwatch sounds simple. All you need to do is sit down, then count and record the birds in your garden for one hour. The problems start when you throw a 9-month-old baby into the mix!
While walking to work this morning, I saw a ridiculously cool sunrise that reminded me of all the things I love about being outside. Then my mind started racing, and before I knew it I was sitting down at my desk writing this…
Since Sonny can’t stand up yet, never mind ride a bike, this is a dad-only outdoor challenge for now. Biking 1500 miles in 12 months? I must be insane…
The sun came out on Sunday, which was a bit of a shock, so we stuffed the baby into his rucksack carrier and took him to his first ever nature reserve to search for some starlings.
I’ve always hated the winter. Dark nights and bad weather aren’t my idea of fun, but being stuck indoors is even worse! Fortunately for me, Sonny doesn’t seem remotely bothered by the cold, so we’re all set for a winter of adventure…