Kearns was thrust into full-time childcare duties, after his wife, Sarah, fell sick with liver failure.
“Hold onto your bootlaces because I’m about to take you on a ride that could only be likened to a backwards 100 mph roller coaster that takes you through waterfalls of vomit, shit and lots of tears,” he wrote on Sunday. “And once you’re finished with yours you will move onto the children’s.”
Racing home from work, he discovered the house in a bad state, with no more than biscuits, gravy stock, tea bags and “a clear lack of defrosted meat” left to eat in the house.
Kearns’ 2-year-old boy, Knox, screamed at him to watch a DVD, while his 6-week-old son, Finn, cried irrespective of being either too hot or too cold. Amid the crying, a sumptuous feast of instant noodles was fed to his 2-year-old, while Kearns tried to figure out how to keep both kids quiet……..read more