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 …

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 …

The Rise of the Insta-family

by A Law There’s no denying that for most of us, social media has become the highlight reel of our lives. We use it to showcase and share our best and most memorable moments and that shouldn’t be something we feel the need to lament. Read More …

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 …

Grandparenting on lockdown

by Arion Lawrence & Manu Shah Covid-19 has presented us all with a mental and emotional strain. Many parents, particularly with younger children, have felt the lack of respite from parenting that the lockdown has brought. I’ve worried about the impact that could have on Read More …