Preparing for the unpreparable: what dads say about the early days of fatherhood – By Dave Robson

As I said in my previous article – I’m fairly confident most parents would agree that you can never really be ‘ready’ for parenthood. Sure, there’s plenty of advice and information available out there (the internet is a big old place!) – and there’s lots Read More …

Preparing for fatherhood – by David Robson

Hi, my name’s Dave, and at the time of writing this I’m about 31 weeks away from becoming a father for the first time. Wow, that still hasn’t sunk in fully at all yet – I’m going to be a father, my amazing wife, Harriet, Read More …

MFF recommends: peace of mind and a good night’s sleep with the next2me from Chicco

Sleep is a massive issue in the first year or so of any babies life. We have written about it quite a lot on MFF. When you get some time, have a look at our piece all about sleep (and how to deal with a Read More …

My adoption story – by David Marazzi

“Now what?!!” I have a 10 day old baby girl in my hands and I – am – not – ready – for – this! Those were the thoughts going through my mind when Baby Nora joined the family in September last year. My wife and I Read More …

10 things every son needs from his father – by Jermaine Smith

Growing up a young black male was tough in many ways. Now I’m raising a son I’ve reflected on what I needed from my dad and written these tips as much to myself as anyone else. Here are my 10 things that every son needs Read More …

MFF recommends: a good night’s sleep with the Sleepyhead

“Sleep will probably be the main talking point in your household for at least the first year of your child’s life. You’ll be figuring out how to cope with a lack of sleep, researching how to get your baby to sleep and perplexed as to why Read More …

We asked dads about the challenges of fatherhood, here’s what they said #DaddyDebates

Fatherhood is an amazing thing. Seeing your children grow up, learn things, achieve and develop into their personality is the best feeling in the world. But as with most things in life, great things don’t come without hard work and challenges. Fatherhood most definitely comes Read More …