Author Archives: Kevin

My new crush

I fell in love on the weekend. She’s blonde, small and has an amazing laugh. She’s engaging and funny and loves my jokes. Sure she’s only 6 months old and likes to throw up on me but I don’t care. … Continue reading

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A Fantasy Fathers Day – With Aviator Glasses

I’m delighted to have been asked, along with 9 other fellow Aussie Daddy Bloggers to take part in a Fantasy Fathers day Challenge where one of us can WIN a day out courtesy of Magshop. Here’s the thing though, you … Continue reading

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Good luck Will

At the time of writing, there’s at least one couple in a hospital ward. Surrounded by experts and in perfectly safe hands, they will be in a situation that is impossible to prepare for. Kate will be in pain. She … Continue reading

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Teddies, trolleys and Tantrums

The Illiterate Infant has been on a bit of an excursion, guest posting over at the Woolworth Baby and Toddlers Club. Rather than talking about my gifted child raising skills I decided to stay with what I know which is; talking … Continue reading

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The top 5 extreme sports for Dads. Including gardening…

I awoke last Sunday morning, sore. My head hurt, my back ached, I was bruised, battered and scratched. I rolled out of bed making old man noises as I made my way to the kitchen to put the kettle on. … Continue reading

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Sydney Bloggers DP Drinks – a chance to say hello

On the 27th of July, a few weeks from now, a group of people will congregate at the Argyle in the Rocks, Sydney. This group of shy, quiet, restrained folk will be sitting quietly. Preferring to keep their opinions to … Continue reading

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Bloody TV Chefs: 5 reasons their recipes fail to live up to the hype

Bloody TV chefs. With their 30 minutes preparation time, pinches of exotic spices, dashes of gourmet oils and freshly chopped herbs sprinkled with an effortless, artistic flourish. In my world it’s a 2 hours marathon with kids that want to … Continue reading

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The lies we tell our kids

…and why we all do it! I walk into my daughter’s room yawning theatrically. Thankfully its winter because there is no way I could get away with this one at 5:55am in summer. She’s been calling out for about 5 … Continue reading

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3 treats from Danielle from Keeping Up With the Holsbys

There has been some great posts by Mum’s writing about their partners in the Illiterate Infant’s Mum’s on Dads guest post series and this is no exception. Today we welcome Danielle who writes with the perfect balance of  honesty, creativity … Continue reading

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Thanks Julia Gillard… for being a Julia

…and not a Kevin, Tony, John, Bob or a Barnaby This is not a politically motivated post. It’s not about the leadership spill in which Kevin Rudd deposed Julia Gillard. It’s not about Liberal or Labor beliefs and not concerned … Continue reading

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