Maintaining a balanced cultural identity for my mixed race son – by A Law

Maintaining a balanced cultural identity for my mixed race son Black History Month I’ve always felt some discomfort around Black History Month. Held annually in October in the UK (and February in America and Canada), I’ve always felt there was something tokenistic about it; an Read More …

The Importance of Black History Month In The UK – by Alec Grant

The Importance of Black History Month In The UK Black & British As we enter into another black history month, I have been able to reflect on one of my side projects that I ended up calling Black & British. Over the last year in Read More …

The forgotten narrative of a new dad – by ALaw

The forgotten narrative of a new dad Being a new mum isn’t easy but albeit differently, neither is being a new dad When my son was born, I had two weeks of paternity leave before I had to return to work. That’s it. Two weeks. In Read More …

Champions League 2018/19: Which teams are going through? – By Daniel Dwamena

Champions League 2018/19: Which teams are going through?                           Another Champions League season is upon us, with some interesting groups being drawn. But which teams will advance to the knockout stages from their Read More …

Could you make a difference to the lives of the most vulnerable children in England? If so, join Frontline

Could you make a difference to the lives of the most vulnerable children in England? If so, join Frontline Social work charity Frontline is looking for people to tackle one of Britain’s toughest but most rewarding jobs and help transform the lives of the most Read More …

Why more dads should take Shared Parental Leave – by Olympian, Abdul Buhari

Why more dads should take Shared Parental Leave Last year I took three months of Shared Parental Leave to look after my then eight-month-old son Zakariyya. I’ve been lucky enough to have had some pretty amazing experiences in my life – I’ve competed in the Read More …

Why flexible working for men is the key to achieving true gender equality

I’ve been lucky enough to work in organisations that have supported my role as a father. Over the last couple of years I’ve changed my working pattern a number of times and my current role is my most flexible yet. I previously worked compressed hours Read More …

He was the life and soul of our friendship group and, he committed suicide – by Jay Smith

He was the life and soul of our friendship group and, he committed suicide To this day I can still remember the phone call that I received on the 16h May 2001. As I have got older and experienced similar situations amongst family, friends and Read More …

Why we chose not to sleep train our baby – by Yannis Lionis

Why we chose not to sleep train our baby I found it daunting to become a parent and be responsible for keeping a little fragile human alive and healthy, let alone with the right skills, experiences and behaviours to set them up for success later Read More …

Can you achieve work-life balance as a dad and a teacher? by A Law

Can you achieve work-life balance as a dad and a teacher? For anyone who’s a teacher, referring to your students as “my kids”, particularly for a younger cohort, is fairly typical. Just as a parent does with their own children, as a teacher, you build Read More …

MFF recommends: Skills School for kids with Cover-More insurance and Arsenal

Arsenal and Cover-More insurance run Skills School for kids Cover-More, Arsenal’s official travel insurance partner, host Arsenal skill schools sessions during the summer. The sessions are for kids aged 7 to 12 and are led by Arsenal coaches who also assist coaches from the Foxes academy Read More …

Premier League 2018/19 Season Predictions – by Daniel Dwamena

Premier League 2018/19 Season Predictions – by Daniel Dwamena 1st – Manchester City City finished 19 points ahead of second placed Manchester United in the 2017/18 season, and with no major outgoings, it would be impractical at this stage to bet against them to do Read More …