Straight Outta Your Heart – when actions speak louder than words – By Cal-I Muirhead

It was a tight embrace- the kind that expresses the content of the heart without the need to utter a word. I could feel my Mother’s mixed emotions. She exchanged few words with me in this moment; mum didn’t need to say much- I knew Read More …

BuzzFeed feature our founder, Elliott Rae, in a piece about fatherhood, MFF & the future

Being a father is the best job in the world. BuzzFeed’s Tolani Shoneye has written a heartfelt article on what being a father means to them and it features our founder, Elliott Rae. Elliott talks about black fathers in the media and his hopes for Read More …

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 …

“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 …

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 …

For my brothers with daughters – By Jermaine Smith

I can still remember the day my daughter was handed to me and I promised her, while kissing her head, that I would protect her. When I was younger, prior to married life I would say I lived life to the fullest. And being a Read More …

‘Will I be pretty, will I be rich …..?’ What do we hope and expect for our kids? By Andy Kapadia

I love the bedtime conversations I have with my son. They are often fantastical yarns about being a superhero with bizarre powers, usually involving poo and wee. But last night, lying on his bed, we spoke about the future and what sort of grown up Read More …