Dad Gold

Dad of 2, Blogger, part-time superhero. I am giving you all the tips that I wish I had when I was a new dad! Bringing up a child can be tough... and I want to use this blog to give you some parenting tips I picked up throughout my journey as a dad (so far!), along with some recommended gear that I use to help make the dad journey much easier!

best books for first time dads

Best Books For First Time Dads

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What are the best books for first time Dads? Here we take a look at the 6 I recommend that you read before become a first time Dad!

There is some comedy gold in here, along with some very practical guides on becoming a first time Dad.

What new Moms need from their husbands

What New Moms Need From Their Husbands

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Ever wondered what new Moms need from their husbands? I asked my wife what she needed from me when our Son was born and here are the answers!

She only gave me 9, but the 10th is by far the most important!

Best Baby Carrier For Flying

Top 5 – Best Baby Carrier For Flying

Best baby carrier for flying….we have the top 5 carriers here! Also, what do you need to consider when buying a baby carrier for a flight? From clip secure baby carriers to classic baby slings, you are covered for your next plane journey.

Indoor Activity Ideas For A 2-Year Old

Indoor Activity Ideas For A 2-Year Old

If you are looking for some fun, indoor activity ideas for a 2-year old, then I am here to help you out with these 10 tips!

When the weather is bad, simply cycle through these educational, fun, and (some) energetic activities to keep you both entertained.

reduce car sickness in toddler or baby

Toddler or Baby Car Sickness Survival Guide – 10 Tips

Use these 10 tips to avoid and prepare for travel with a baby or toddler who suffers from car sickness.

Car/motion sickness is not good when you are on a journey, especially if you are on a long journey! A recent bout of carsickness prompted me to put together 10 tips to avoid it.

Pacifier Alternatives for toddlers

7 Awesome Pacifier Alternatives For Toddlers

Are you looking for pacifier alternatives for toddlers? Have you left it a bit too long to wean them off? Here is a post that offers 7 alternatives, including a very strange option that worked for my Son! You will not believe it…..

help your child overcome fears

Help Your Child Be Less Scared And Reduce Anxiety

After a recent episode on a kids slide, I realized that maybe my Son was getting a little too scared of life, and needed some help, guidance, and reassurance that everything was cool. It was that moment when I decided to give some tips for making your child less scared and less anxious about certain things in life.

Teach your kid self defence

Why You SHOULD Teach Your Toddler Self Defense

Teaching your Child self defence will improve their mind, body, and will increase confidence when dealing with situations in life. I was taught Judo from a young age and I was a very confident kid! Not only does it give your child massive benefits, you also get to spend more time with them! Win-win!

Daddy Daycare Ideas

Daddy Daycare Ideas – The Fake Food Trials

Sometimes I struggle ideas on how to entertain my toddler Son during Daddy Daycare. Other days, it is IN THE BAG! This weekend, I spent some time working on his creative side by asking him to prep me some food! What I received was an unusual mix of flavors. Can he be the next Gordon Ramsey? Unlikely.

best baby light projector

Best Baby Light Projector Get Your Kid To Sleep

Getting your child off to sleep can sometimes be a huge challenge. Make it easy on yourself by using technology! The best baby light projectors will help to relax your child, using calming waves of light and sound. Here I give you 5 excellent choices and 1 ultimate Cosmos baby light projector.

Best Baby blocks

Best Baby Blocks – Early Learning Toys

I take a look at the Best Baby blocks on offer in this post. Baby blocks are an awesome, and educational toy which doubles up as a sensory object too. A Babies brain is perfect for learning, and with so many toys out there it is difficult to know which ones are the best. Baby blocks are highly rated by me!

get rid of the pacifier

Ditch The Pacifier – How To Wean Your Baby Off

It is one of the most difficult battles you will face in the early years of your life! How do you get your Baby or Toddler to give up their pacifier? How do you stop the conflict in the middle east? Here I give you 7 tips for getting your kid to ditch the pacifier, I teach you nothing about the middle eastern conflict.

What Not To Say During Childbirth

Dad Guide – Childbirth And What NOT To Say

Childbirth is not an easy task! There is no doubt, it is worse for the women! We can make it better, we can make it a little less bad for them. We can do this by knowing what to say and do during childbirth….but here, I tell you what you should definitely NOT say during childbirth!

entertain your toddler

Entertain A Toddler With These 5 Household Items

Time for Daddy Daycare! But, how do you entertain a toddler when they get bored so easily? If your toddler is anything like mine, they will have the attention span of a goldfish and become quickly bored with their regular toys! Use these safe household items to entertain your toddler and keep them quiet!

Trimester Pregnancy Rundown

New Dad Guide For Each Pregnancy Trimester

When you are a new Dad, you need to know how to survive the pregnancy! For you to survive the pregnancy, you need to understand what happens at each stage. In this article, I explain what your partner will be going through, what is expected of you, and how the baby is progressing through each trimester.

Expectant Father Gifts

10 Awesome Expectant Father Gifts

If you are looking for expectant father gifts, then you have come to the right place! Here are 10 gifts I would have loved when I was an expectant father

best baby sleeping movement monitor

Best Baby Movement Monitor [Includes Alternative]

The best baby movement monitor is reviewed here!

I cannot emphasise how important it was for me to use a movement monitor when my Son was a newborn! It resulted in me and my Wife getting some quality sleep (when we could!), knowing that we would be alerted to any issues during the night!