Category Archives: Bob blogs

Reflections about my life as a single dad to two almost teenage girls.

Dad Trees!

Can OnlyDads please ask for your help? When we ran our Christmas Tree project  last year the response from mums, dads, and more importantly children, blew us away! On our tree, children were invited to “leave a message for their Dad”. We … Continue reading

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Father’s for Justice: Not what men need!

From the moment we launched OnlyDads (over four years ago) we have faced an ongoing question: what do we think organisations like Father’s 4 Justice have done for men and do we agree with them? Let’s get one thing out … Continue reading

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Bras, Fancy Knickers, and Playboy Bedding

In a brief moment of good parenting the other day I suggested to the girls that it was high time we bought some new bedding for them. We have, in truth, been using a rag-tag of hand me downs and … Continue reading

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travelling to see the ex…

OnlyDads gets asked the same question time and time again! The question (in general) goes like this… …my ex sees the children once every other weekend. Why is it always me who does the ferrying round? Shouldn’t she find the money … Continue reading

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that will learn me!

The moment the Council moved from weekly to fortnightly bin collections I just knew it would cause problems… …When I missed the Friday collection date three weeks ago my heart sank. My black bin was full to overflowing and amongst other … Continue reading

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Proudest Dad in the World

Anya literally skipped off to school yesterday morning. Sports Day in her Primary School is just that…a whole day of sport 🙂 and she just loves it! She is the most modest of children, but I knew that she thought she could … Continue reading

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Solicitors – it needn’t be random!

When I wrote about the importance of internet lead generation the wonderful Nicky replied that the whole thing might still be a bit “random”. It got me thinking… OnlyDads and OnlyMums engage with family solicitors (in particular) more than just about anyone I know. … Continue reading

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Hemming, privacy, and children

…just adding my tuppence worth… when I was listening to the radio yesterday afternoon I heard Hemming’s outburst in the House of Commons when he named a footballer, claiming his right to do so under parliamentary privilege. I had three immediate … Continue reading

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Solicitors Marketing…in plain English

One of the many outcomes of running OnlyDads is that I have spoken to hundreds of Solicitors up and down the UK. (we host a legal directory of Resolution family solicitors for our website users). Such conversations often lead on to … Continue reading

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Parenting Collywobbles

I’ve got those just at the minute! Collywobbles – a nervous rumbling in the gut. Readers of this blog and my twitter stream over the last few months will appreciate that as my girls are growing up, I have found myself … Continue reading

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