I am a Dad before I am a Daddy blogger

I am a Dad before I am a Daddy blogger.

Just because we have a blog, does not mean we are special.
I am no different from any other Dads out there.

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Common scenarios faced by parents ๐Ÿ™‚
We still have our bangwall moments, especially when kids challenge us or simply ignore our instructions :p
My weekends are busier than weekdays (YES, working is easier than running a family)
I wish I can afford an afternoon nap, but I would not sacrifice an opportunity to have fun with the family.

I do not represent active parenting and neither am I a voice for happy parenting.
We just happen to share our family activities more frequently online, sometimes our voices are amplified.

So, can blogging helps with family bonding? I will definitely shout YES!
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** The days are long, and the years are short **
Mon to Fri, work can be tiring, I just want to talk and play with the kids when I reach home.
Ask how they have been coping in school, new friends, new sports.

Kids are growing up fast, and they are no longer eager to join family outings.
Weekends are stretched between family bonding and school activities.

Every opportunity to bond with the kids and family is precious.
Family moments are sometimes crafted over media-events, another opportunity to bond together ๐Ÿ™‚

When we look back at fond episodes on our blog and Instagram, it brings back good memories.
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** Work hard, play hard! **

Recently, I have begun to engage the kids in sports, to live a healthy lifestyle.
They are playing soccer, basketball in school, and I needed to catch up with their stamina.
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Follow our cycling and jogging pursuits.
I pickup hiking recently, and even adopted an Olive backed sunbird along our corridor!

Video (link) : Olive Backed Sunbird constructing a nest, got hashtag too #skbๅฐ้ธŸ haha ๐Ÿ™‚

(Fast forward two weeks from video, we got two chicks in nest hooray!)

As long as we enjoy doing some activities together, keep on engaging the kids.
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Our blog has two objectives, Bring everyone Fun, and document the kids’ childhood.
Blogging is killing two birds with one stone.

When my arms and calves are tired, I know I am getting older packing too much activities ๐Ÿ™‚

** No regrets **

I always nag to the kids.
Live life to the fullest, leave no regrets behind.
Go out and venture, experience, enjoy your life.
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I am a contented man, with a loving and supportive wife and a brood of happy-go-lucky kids.
Together, we bring warmth to our big family.

Andy is first a Dad before he is a Daddy blogger.

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This post is started by Claudia from TheLovingMum (aka multi-tasking queen), part of a link-up with other Singapore Parent Bloggers to share a week in the life of a blogging mum and dad. You can peek into the life of 30 other families over at Week In Life of Blogging Mum and Dad linkup here.

Next up is May from A Million Little Echoes, a SAHM to two little ones. Due to a complicated pregnancy, she had been staying home ever since she found out she was pregnant with her first-born. Her family became her job, her life and her passion. Read about her life in a week as a blogger mom and what tips have she got if you are looking to bring your children out for grocery shopping without a helper!
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Author: SengkangBabies

I am a Blogging Daddy of four. Our kids are roaming Singapore to bring you FUN, This blog is use to capture our kids' growing up phases, and we want you to leave our blog with a smile :)

9 thoughts on “I am a Dad before I am a Daddy blogger”

  1. Hi Andy,

    It’s great how you try your best to include active sports into your family’s life. I’ve been meaning to do more of that, but being not very active myself, it’s tough ๐Ÿ™‚ Your kids are lucky to have such an involved dad!

  2. These are genuine sentiments coming from an extraordinary dad. Y extraordinary? I guess I seldom see dads opening up about their lives as a family man and influencing others positively. Cheers Andy ๐Ÿ™‚

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