Welcome

to my blog on balancing work, personal and family life

THE UK HAS THE WORST WORK LIFE BALANCE IN THE WESTERN WORLD (NOV 2018)

Hi I’m Steven, a dad blogger from Newcastle who struggles to balance work, family and personal life. 

This is the bit of space on the interweb to document my life as a working father whose priority is to give the best life that is possible to my Son… while keeping vaguely sane at the same time.

I’ll be writing about anything and everything to do with being a dad… and occasionally have a rant about things that rub me up the wrong way…

So if your like me…

A dad whose frustrated,

A parent who’s overwhelmed,  

Then the Urban Lifestyle Challenge blog might just be the light hearted break you need after you’ve sent the kids to sleep.

LATEST

10 remedies and treatments for sunburn

10 Best tips, remedies and treatments for sunburn

Summers finally here! After a 6-mile bike ride with the little one by the beach, I’m painfully looking for remedies and treatment for my sunburnt arms and shoulders. It’s all well and good when the suns out you get the ‘guns’ out, and being the sensible dad that I am, I slapped a load of sun cream on the little

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Overcoming burnout at work

Top 10 tips to avoid overworking and burning out at work

Since the start of the year, I’ve been so busy at work and putting in crazy hours that I feel like my tank was running empty. It’s difficult especially when you run your own business and don’t have anyone to offload the work to and it can get really frustrating when you feel like you’re being stretched in 20 different

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