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Average Dad – two kids, three hours of TV a day and two awkward dad jokes a week

The average dad has two kids, drives a Ford, watches three hours of TV a day – and tells around two awkward ‘dad jokes’ a week, a survey has revealed. Researchers also found the typical dad works from 8am-5.05pm, gets home at 5.53pm and is usually sat in front the TV by 7.47pm. It also [...]


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Posted by Ben Harrow

Lie-ins, restaurants and nights-in with the other half – the things mums miss most after baby

Lying in bed, uninterrupted nights with the partner and eating out in restaurants are among the things new mums miss the most after giving birth, a study has revealed. Researchers found that while they surround themselves with their new baby in the first weeks, mums can’t help but miss parts of their ‘old’ life, with [...]


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Doting celebrity dads – David Walliams top of the pops

Britain’s Got Talent judge David Walliams has officially been hailed as the nation’s best-loved celebrity dad. The telly funnyman, 41, became a father for the first time last month when Dutch model wife Lara Stone gave birth to their son Alfred. Former Little Britain star Walliams beat singer Robbie Williams to claim the title. Ex-Take [...]


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Mum’s a fashionista, dad’s a mechanic- when it comes to the children

Fixing broken bikes and toys and making dens are considered dads’ jobs – while deciding what the children should wear, shopping for clothes and baking cakes are mums’ main responsibilities, it has been revealed. A study of 2,000 parents revealed the main roles of mum and dad in the average British household and showed dad’s [...]


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‘Daddisms’- the Top 20 Dad Phrases

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‘Do you think I’m made of money?’, ‘When I was your age’ and ‘He’s thick as two short planks’, have been hailed as dad’s best-loved phrases. A poll of 2,000 adults uncovered the most common, sarcastic or funny sayings that our fathers come out with on a daily basis – with the top two both [...]


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Posted by Ben Harrow

Modern men afraid of car maintenance

Modern Men unable to fuel cars

Modern men rely on their dads to carry out basic jobs on the house and car, it has been revealed. The findings emerged in a study of 2,000 people, and show that men aged 18 to 30 struggle with relatively simple tasks, such as changing spark plugs, laying carpet or jump starting the car whilst [...]


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Posted by James Coleman

Parents sickest of the lot

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Parents fall ill twice as much as anyone else, new research has revealed. Bugs picked up at nursery and in the playground mean that those with young children suffer from more colds and viruses than those without and the average parent gets a cold an additional four times a year compared to someone without children. [...]


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Money happy returns

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Competitive parents will splash out a whopping £4,858.56 on their child’s birthday parties by the time they reach 18, it was revealed yesterday. The findings emerged in the Holiday Inn study of 2,000 parents and shows that in a bid to out-do others, most fork out £269.92 a year on parties. Almost half of parents [...]


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Posted by James Coleman

Hands-on dads

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Modern dads are more ‘hands-on’ than previous generations ever were, a survey revealed yesterday. Researchers found millions of working fathers return home from gruelling day shifts and immediately take over cooking the tea or feeding and bathing the children. A third of fathers now regularly get up in the middle of the night to comfort, [...]


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Posted by Dan Drage

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