So one of these arrived in the post awhile ago. It's a Toddlebike2 from www.toddlebike.co.uk and the little one loves it. It's really lightweight (only 0.8kg!) but really sturdy. In fact it comes with a 3 year guarantee!! So if you are looking for a pre-balance bike for your 18-36 month old then check them out. You can find them on twitter @Toddlebiker or Facebook @toddlebike there's a #review on the way!!! #igdadteam #ipbig #toddlebike2 #ukdadbloggers #dadblogger #daddypoppins #instafamuk #irishblog #irishblogger #irishbloggers #dadblog #kids #bike #balancebike #daddypoppins #greatfun #wellbuilt
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I'm going to keep this short and sweet because both the Toddlebike 2 and 'the Boo' (that's my little lady, who ultimately reviewed it) are both 'short' and 'sweeeet' too!!
We were asked to review a Toddlebike 2 and as the Boo is too small for a balance bike as yet said, "Yes please!!" and I'm so glad we did because:
- She loves it (it is her current favourite toy).
- She took to it instantly.
- It has improved her balance, no end.
- It has kept me sane during the recent stormy weather by giving her something to do inside.
- It is really durable (believe me she's tested its durability).
- It is lightweight (only 0.8 kg) so can be hung from the buggy's handlebars.
- It can be used inside and out and on all kinds of terrain.
- It comes in a choice of 3 colours (blue, red and pink)
- Its well priced at only £23.95 (You can buy one here) *we received one free for the purpose of this review
Daddy Poppins thinks it would make a great Christmas present for any little one and not only that but you can save 10% by using the code BLOG17 on the Toddlebike site
Bullet points only say so much and I said I'd keep it short and sweet so check out our video to see how 'the Boo' got on:
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There is nothing worse that giving or getting a crappy Christmas present is there? Whether you've forgotten someone and had to do some last minute gift purchase in a poorly stocked chemist (or worse still a 24 hour garage on Christmas day!!) or you've bought that 'perfect gift' and as the big 'exchange moment' draws ever closer you realise this isn't going to go down well. So it begs the question.....
Whats the worst Christmas present you've ever received?
As a dad blogger I have a choice to make, in fact every parent does, but it's an especially tough choice for parenting bloggers.
The choice: whether to include personal information and family photos on your blog and social media or not?
What are your thoughts on sharing your kids photos online?
I’m not the healthiest of humans. My wife (the Bear) often advises people she has 3 kids (a little boy, a ‘littler’ girl and big round old ‘man child’ she unfortunately married some time ago). In fact, when I advised her I was doing this she said, “That sounds great, are they sure 'you’re' the right person to advise people?”, while lifting her eyebrow in that ‘you know what I mean Kebab man’ kinda way.
4 months after I became Daddy Poppins, I wrote a blog on what I'd learned so far. So now over a year in I've decided to update that list ..,, here goes ....
Recently I was contacted by RTE (our national broadcaster) asking if I'd like to represent 'stay at home dads' on a panel discussion on a program called Rearing to Go, about parental issues.