5 Fun Things To Do With Your Dog And Kids This Half Term

(But we can’t do any of them because both our dog and child are anti-social)

It’s that time of the school year again, Half Term. Only in England though, Wales has theirs next week. Why? Who knows? That time of year where parents are forced to take a weeks holiday that could have been put to better use in one of the warmer months. Maybe in April or May when you can be busy in the garden getting it ready for the summer, maybe even a cheeky extra week in August? But no, we are forced use up this precious week in February. It’s barely even a month! What is can you do in February beside catch up on box sets and start drinking at lunchtime.

Dachshund dog in a tie and sewing machine, tailor for dogsFashi
Who actually enjoys crafting?

What are you expected to do with a dog that is climbing the walls and a child that would be quite content to sit in front of the X Box all day. Something you would gladly let him do but you are compelled to go out and seek out wholesome activities spurred on by all the parents on Facebook taking their children walking up mountains, going to rock climbing centres and creating fabulous arts and craft projects at home.

Luckily I am on hand with 5 realistic activities that you could do with both child and dog if you are of a brave disposition and have nerves of steel. Of which I have little of either.

Baxters Page Is Now Live!

This Page is really important to me so please read it here. You should be warned it is pretty much a Tommy free zone though (unless you are tired of Tommy, surely not?). I should warn you it’s probably not as funny as my other posts (it is about a dead dog after all) but if you want to fully understand Tommy and I then you must read it.

So what are you waiting for go and check it out. You can also find it at the top of the Home Page.

And don’t forget to like and share and comment for everything. You are all doing very well with this but there is always room for improvement.

Behind The Scenes At Tommyno

There are lots of exciting things happening at Tommyno over the next couple of weeks.

Baxter’s Page should be up and running this weekend and there are lots of mundane I need to do in the background to make this site awesome. Plus there are minor inconveniences that get in the way like work and having to patch up the bathroom floor.

So if you can’t wait for your next fix of Tommyno then here is a quick video of me trying to get Tommy to chew a valentines card on cue. He doesn’t take direction well.

Valentines Special! Are You The Love Of Your Dogs Life?

Somebody once asked me who I would save if my wife Emma and Tommy were hanging off the edge of a cliff. My immediate response was to say that Tommy would not be daft enough to fall off the cliff in the first place. That did not go down well.

Top 5 Ways To Ease The Guilt Of Leaving Your Dog At Home If You Work Full Time

Anybody that has met my wife will know that she would much rather be going for coffee, having her nails done or sat at home watching The Chase than go to work full time.

Unfortunately for her, with the combined added expense of having a rambunctious adolescent dog bounding around the house breaking everything in sight and a nine year old boy with an escalating Fortnight addiction, it meant taking the plunge and moving up from part time to full time work. Replacing the toilet rolls alone that Tommy has chewed is a staggering amount. He makes the Andrex puppy look like clumsy novice.