All posts by David Hawkins

Half nerd, all Dad & Founder of Big Kid Little Kid, the go-to blog for Awesome Dads. David is on a personal mission to become a more awesome dad to his two sons and teach them all the facets of being a major nerd. NES-off anybody?

Back To The Future Part 2 DeLorean cake

Against all good judgement, Phenom-A-Mum and I threw a Back To The Future theme birthday party for Little E, our recently turned three year-old. That's right! We threw him a party but totally stole the whole thing to celebrate the awesomely nerdy fact that October 21st 2015 was THE DAY that Marty & Doc arrived … Continue Reading ››

5 Benefits of Brain Training with Children

Guest post via prWorks.
Congratulations! You and your partner have created a tiny miracle also known as a mini-me. Now what? While there are literally millions of sources for advice on how to bring up this little human, it’s confusing, contradictory and most of it leaves new parents feeling woefully inadequate. Relax, most parts of the … Continue Reading ››

CleverDIY review – kids craft monthly subscription box

It's been a long time since I got my dad-craft on and poor Little E has been missing our arty explorations the past months. The juggle of newborn, new work and the chaos of having two kids now has not been kind to getting creative. Luckily those spectacular folk from CleverPatch have come up with … Continue Reading ››

Myer Giftorium 2015 Review: Dad in a shop

So it turns out that it's nearly Christmas already. How the hell did that happen? I blinked for a moment at Easter and the whole bloomin' year has evaporated! Honestly, I wouldn't have known if it wasn't for a lovely invite that the family and I received, to head on into the big smoke and … Continue Reading ››