Leaving full time employment as a dad

My path to leaving full time employment as a dad I left full time employment at the end of November 2012. My eldest son was going to be 3 in December of that year and I had another child on the way. Although in the Read More …

The Personal Barber review: taking male grooming to the next level

When the request went out to review a subscription box for The Personal Barber, I was all over it and not just because it was free swag!! Obviously, the free bit helped but I’ve been thinking about switching up my shaving routine for quite some 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 …

Father’s Day When You’re An Only Parent Dad – By Alec Grant

Father’s Day When You’re An Only Parent Dad Let me just put this out there first. I don’t like the term ‘single parent’ or at least not in my circumstances. The term doesn’t sufficiently address the situation that I and many other fathers find ourselves Read More …

Why I embrace being a widower and single father – By Alec Grant

I’m a father of 2 young boys, who come this September, they will both be at school. As an only parent it means that the juggling between running the house, school drops offs & pickups, making packed lunches, attending meetings at school and somehow finding Read More …

A Few Simple Christmas Ideas For Inquisitive Kids – By Alec Grant

A Few Simple Christmas Ideas For Inquisitive Kids My eldest son will be 8 in December. Even before he started school he was very keen on reading, writing and maths. Don’t get me wrong, I’m not saying he’s a child prodigy and will be sitting Read More …

Why spoiling my kids is good for them – by Alec Grant

Okay so let me just get this straight from the off. When I mean spoiling them, I don’t mean buying hoards of toys, clothes and anything else that involves spending ridiculous amounts of money on them. What I mean is that we should spoil them Read More …