The many layers of the modern day dad – By Han-Son Lee

  A great number of things have changed for me personally since becoming a dad; I’ve certainly felt more responsible, more thoughtful of the world around me, but there’s been one thing that’s been a bug bear that I think needs to change… Depictions of Read More …

Would you be comfortable discussing periods with your daughter? – By Martha Silcott

Dads and daughters often have a special relationship – but would you feel comfortable discussing periods with your daughter (or when the time comes)? Even those dads who have a really close bond with their daughters often balk at discussing periods, preferring to make a Read More …

Why parents need to make time for themselves – By James Roach

In those first months of your newborn entering this world your old life quickly becomes something of a distant memory. Gone are the impromptu drinks after work, the weekend sessions with the boys (if that’s your thing), and those late night gaming sessions are well Read More …

MFF recommends: dance parties with Beat Bo from Fisher Price

Sometimes you need to find toys that are going to entertain the kids with as little effort from you as possible! You know, sometimes you’re just tired and and want to chill. The Beat Bo from Fisher Price fits firmly in that category. We were Read More …

“Do your scales!” Just how much should we push our children? By Adrian Moore

One of my favourite episodes of Curb Your Enthusiasm is one where Larry buys his new girlfriend’s young son a sewing machine. What’s great about this episode is how it highlights something I think all parents wrestle with when it comes to their kids. Should Read More …

Will robots and AI take your children’s jobs? By Peter Kawalek

One measure of our times is how difficult it is to give careers advice to our children. A parent in the 1980s or 1990s had no difficulty. “Study hard, wear a shirt and become an accountant,” – good advice if your child wanted the stable Read More …

Why we should choose our words with wisdom and love – By Cal-I Muirhead

“Sticks and stones may break my bones, but words can never hurt me.” Anyone remember this phrase? If you grew up pre-millennium you have more than likely heard this bouncing around amidst a playground spat. The idea being, you can break me with the things Read More …