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 …

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 …

When The Rock shares your Independent article on Twitter! – By Elliott Rae

When The Rock shares your Independent article on Twitter!  You never know what can happen in this world. I truly believe that absolutely anything is possible when you speak your truth and put it out into the world. And if I had any doubts before, Read More …

Would you be comfortable discussing periods with your daughter?

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 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 …

MFF recommends: The Junior Gunners Experience

MFF recommends: The Junior Gunners Experience If you’re a father and a football fan there’s no doubt you are trying/encouraging/forcing(!) you’re child to A) Show an interest in football, and B) Support your team. Let’s look at A first. I’m quite lucky in that my in-laws Read More …

[Audio] MFF x Aggy Fox podcast talk music and fatherhood with Adam Ficek (ex-Babyshambles)

[Audio] MFF x Aggy Fox podcast talk fatherhood and music with Adam Ficek (ex-Babyshambles) I have been running a podcast under the pseudonym ‘Aggy Fox’ for over a year now. It was a project I chose to embark on as a way of being able Read More …

Game review – ‘Frantic’ Family Fun on the PS4

Frantics game review When Elliott asked the writers who wanted to review this game I replied yes simply because I thought it would enable me to have an excuse to play on my Playstation without my wife asking me why I am hogging the TV. Read More …