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Just So Festival - View From A Daddy Blog

Review: Just So Festival 2018

Sun, glitter, faux fur and a little bit of make believe is really all you need for a ...
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View From A Daddy - This Girl Can Campaign 1

7 Benefits of exercising with my daughters

Exercising together builds what we see as a healthy model for our girls. Their mum runs and I ...
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View From A Daddy - Diddi Dance

Olé – It Is Flamenco Time

It’s only taken three blooming weeks but I think we have turned a corner and now the littlest ...
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View From A Daddy - Aqua Wipes

REVIEW: Aqua Wipes

The Aqua Wipes are just delightful. When the little lady arrived all those moons ago, we tried them ...
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View From A Daddy - Father's Day

Top 5 Father’s Day gifts as voted for by British dads:

As Father’s Day fast approaches this Sunday, the 17th June if you have just done a quick mental ...
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Rosco Hibbs - View From A Daddy 1

REVIEW: Pets at Home’s new dog food product

Rosco, the boss dog, was invited to try out some new food. Any mention of food, in fact ...
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View From A Daddy - Staffs Police 1

Beyond the picture…

It appears that our choice of activity for Sunday afternoon to visit the Staffordshire Police Open Day for ...
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Splash Landings - View From A Daddy

REVIEW: Splash Landings at Alton Towers

With the weather set to change mid-week, there is no better time to take you and your family ...
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Penguins Birmingham - View From A Daddy

Why We Return Again and Again to the Sea Life Centre

If you haven’t been to the Sea Life Centre Birmingham, now is a good time to get along ...
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XH5 - View From A Daddy Blog UK

#XH5

I’m not quite sure how but today we are celebrating this one’s 5th birthday! Last night I held her ...
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Summer Ready - View From A Daddy Blog

TOP 5: Dads Top Tips for Swimming with Kids

We're big fans of swimming but it can be an art to get everything ready and prepared for ...
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Taking on the London Marathon with Suunto Spartan Trainer Wrist HR

Since learning that I had secured a place on the start line for the London Marathon back in ...
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Xanthe Gymnastics - View From A Daddy

Gymnastics Galore

This past week has been gymnastics galore for the little lady. To start the school holidays off she ...
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Just So Festival- View From A Daddy 1

Just So Festival Announces Programme And New Experiences For 2018

The multi award-winning family arts festival, produced by Wild Rumpus, has started to reveal its programme of artists, ...
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Timber Festival - View From A Daddy

The International Forest Festival

Timber is an extraordinary, family friendly festival where music, art, theatre, storytelling, science and play will weave together ...
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Chester Zoo - View From A Daddy

Review: Chester Zoo

We had the best time at Chester Zoo when we visited recently for the Littlest VFAD’s second birthday. ...
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Dad Blog - International Women’s Day 2018

Girls Rule – International Women’s Day

Today marks International Women’s day - I’m hoping for the future of my girls that the celebration of ...
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Summer Ready - View From A Daddy Blog

Summer Ready

The new year has started afresh with determination to get summer ready - not for the typical beach ...
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LEGOLand Windsor - View From A Daddy

Merlin Annual Pass launches its BIG January sale

Spending time as a family and trying new things are key to making the most of 2018, according ...
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Chester Zoo Lanterns - View From A Daddy

Chester Zoo’s animal-inspired illuminated festive family event

This Christmas, Chester Zoo’s animal-inspired, illuminated festive family event will be brought to life for the first time ...
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LegoLand Discovery Centre Manchester - View From A Daddy 2

When There Simply Is Too Much Plastic Already

I read something this week about the gift of giving at Christmas and the merits of spending real ...
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Drayton Manor Magical Christmas - View From A Daddy 1

Magical Christmas at Drayton Manor

Last week View From a Daddy had the pleasure of beginning our Christmas preparations at Thomas Land in ...
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Little Tikes - View From A Daddy Blog 1

Review: Little Tikes 3-in-1 Sports Activity Centre

Little Tikes invited Littlest View From a Daddy to have some fun with the 3- in -1 Sports ...
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John Hibbs - SunGod Renegades Review

Review: SunGod Renegades Sunglasses

I’ve been hankering for some new shades for the duration of the summer but what to buy? What ...
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Warwick Castle - View From A Daddy

Review: Warwick Castle

Jousting and duels, battling and bird flights; it’s all on offer over at Warwick Castle. If you are ...
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Just So Festival Review 2017

Just So 2017 will be stored in our memory box as one of the best weekends so far ...
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National Forest Adventure Farm - View From A Daddy

REVIEW: National Forest Adventure Farm Summer 2017

We’ve been swash-buckling my hearties over at the National Forest Adventure Farm Burton-Upon-Trent today in a quest for ...
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JUST SO FESTIVAL ANNOUNCES PROGRAMME AND NEW EXPERIENCES

Just So Festival, 18 – 20 August 2017, Rode Hall Estate, Cheshire The multi award-winning family arts festival, ...
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Swim England Awards - View From A Daddy Blog

Keen to show off her new swimming skills

This week saw the Little Lady receive her second swimming award - to say she was pleased with ...
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Radford Bank Stafford - View From A Daddy

Review: Stonehouse Pizza & Carvery at Radford Bank Inn Stafford

We were invited by the Stonehouse Pizza & Carvery at Radford Bank Inn Stafford to sample their new ...
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Learn to Swim – Baby & Toddler Sessions at Nuffield Health Cannock

Guess who has been in on the swimming action this week? Littlest View from a Daddy and I ...
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Baby penguin - View From A Daddy

A fluffy new arrival is melting hearts at the National Sea Life Centre in Birmingham

A fluffy new arrival is melting hearts at the National Sea Life Centre in Birmingham after its parents ...
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#SwimHappy - View From A Daddy

#SwimHappy with the Zoggs Water Wing Swim Vest

I posted previously about being #SwimHappy and I thought I’d give you an update about our progress. Since ...
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Nuffield Health Cannock - View From A Daddy Blog

Discover a Summer of Wellbeing at Nuffield Health Fitness & Wellbeing Gym Cannock

Stop Press! If you need some respite from the heat that is upon us at the moment and ...
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IRONKIDS - View From A Daddy

She Believed She Could, So She Did – IRONKIDS 2017

This weekend has seen the Little Lady complete the IRONKIDS event based at Shugborough. We journeyed over yesterday to ...
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Cloud Eggs Recipe- View From A Daddy

Cloud Eggs Recipe

Today's menu of choice was cloud eggs. I'm pleased for a first attempt but I appreciate there is ...
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LEGOLand Windsor - View From A Daddy

Review: LEGOLAND Windsor

View from a Daddy went on the road this week down south to Windsor to be precise to ...
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CBeebies Land - View From A Daddy

Great Savings On A Summer Of Fun With A Merlin Annual Pass!

There has never been a better time to start planning your family’s summer adventures. Enjoy access to 32 ...
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Smartrike - View From A Daddy

Review – SmarTrike’s 5 in 1 Recliner Infinity Trike

She might look pretty indifferent but don't be fooled by her glum expression (she's one cool cucumber this one) ...
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CBeebies Land - View From A Daddy

Happy 3rd Birthday CBeebies Land

Happy 3rd Birthday CBeebies Land! The little ladies and I were invited along yesterday to celebrate this special ...
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My Photo of the Week - View From A Daddy

My Photo of the Week – Pool Party

The girls have loved spending time in the padding pool this week. Long may the sunshine continue! Happy ...
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Keeping kids cool - View From A Daddy Blog

Top 5: Tips for keeping toddlers, babies and dogs cool this summer!

In case you hadn’t noticed, it’s hot! We’re in Staffordshire – land locked and uncomfortable for two children ...
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Let’s Talk Pants – The Underwear Rule

The Little Lady and I had cause this week to talk pants whilst at a hospital appointment. No, ...
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Xanthe’s First Junior parkrun

Last week saw the Little Lady take on her first Junior Park Run. We had attempted one the ...
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Zoggs Swim Happy - View From A Daddy Blog

What Makes Us #SwimHappy

What makes the Little Lady Swim Happy? Well before we started swimming lessons just a few short weeks ...
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JustSo Festival - View From A Daddy

JUST SO FESTIVAL ANNOUNCES THE WEEK JUNIOR FORGOTTEN COURTYARD

Just So Festival, 18 – 20 August 2017, Rode Hall Estate, Cheshire The multi award-winning family arts festival, ...
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John Hibbs Nuffield Health MOT Cholesterol Test

What Can Having A Nuffield Health MOT Tell Me About My Health And Lifestyle?

Having grown up as a keen sports man and leaving school to pursue a career in Professional Football, I ...
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View From A Daddy Blog - Micro Scooters Review 1

Are Micro Scooters Really Worth The Money?

So what is all the fuss about and are they really worth the money? It seems that we ...
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Nuffield Health Cannock - View From A Daddy Blog

Spring into Fitness at Nuffield Health Fitness & Wellbeing Gym Cannock

I know it's a bit cliched but as I'm on the later side of my thirties, I am ...
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Easter Fun at Nuffield Health Cannock

Family Easter Egg Hunt Fun at Nuffield Health Fitness & Wellbeing Gym Cannock

Today’s fun has been fuelled by more chocolate as the girls took on the Easter Egg Hunt Challenge ...
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STOKKE Tripp Trapp Review - View From A Daddy

Are Stokke Tripp Trapp High Chairs Really Worth The Money?

I’m going to really a sad story about an abandoned highchair so be warned. Last week, my attention was ...
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Door Mat Gift - View From A Daddy Blog

Home Improvements with the Personalised Gift Company

There’s been a spot of home improvement going on around here recently: a new front door, some fancy ...
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Trespass Boots Review - View From A Daddy Blog Review

REVIEW: Trespass Barkley Walking Boots

With a labrador that has an insatiable desire to exercise, to the point of circling the garden like ...
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Dirt Is Good - View From A Daddy Blog

My Photo of the Week – Dirt Is Good

FujiFilm XT-1 Focal Length 38.8mm ISO 200 f/5.6 See more of our photos here!
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John Hibbs - View From A Daddy

I’m off to try it again – because I’m worth it!

I won’t lie – I am one of those men that like to take my time in the shower ...
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Geronimo Festival View From A Daddy

MAY BANK HOLIDAY JUST GOT A WHOLE LOT MORE EXCITING!

MAY BANK HOLIDAY JUST GOT A WHOLE LOT MORE EXCITING WITH THE GERONIMO FAMILY FESTIVAL 27-29th MAY 2017 ...
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Grow Up Great - View From A Daddy 2

Families can ‘Grow Up Great’ with new website

A GREAT new website for families with children aged 5 and under has been launched in the Cannock ...
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#IWD2017 - View From A Daddy

Reflections ahead of International Women’s Day

The Prime Minister, our local MP, even the Headteacher of her Primary School is a woman yet when ...
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Diono Radian 5 Review - View From A Daddy

Review: Diono Radian 5 Car Seat

Although she wasn’t quite escaping the sides of her previous car seat, I had started to look for ...
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M and M Direct - View From A Daddy

Stepping into Spring with MandM Direct

Spring made a flash appearance this weekend and so we got outside to get in the sunshine and ...
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