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 …

Fatherhood: The first 100 days – by Jonathan Johnson

Being a first time father has been a roller coaster of emotion from total happiness to self-doubt of what I am embarking on. On 3 March 2017, my wife and I were blessed with a beautiful baby girl weighing 6lb 13 oz. I had a Read More …

Want to avoid the dad bod? 3 Gym tips for busy dads (part 1) – by Adrian Moore

Before I had my son, Zane, I used to train like a beast. Seven days a week, very often twice a day. Training has always been a hugely important part of my life.  I’ve never done it just to look good (it’s a bonus, though!). 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 Independent, baby! A message from our founder, Elliott Rae

As I’m sure you know by now, I wrote a piece in The Independent that was published on Monday 10th July. The piece was all about my experience at mid-week baby groups and the overall lack of representation of black fathers in the media. The Read More …

5 ways to support your partner through a perinatal mental illness – by @0neAngryM0ther

It is a sad fact that for many mothers, a time is supposed to be one of the most magical in their lives, pregnancy, birth, and the first years of their child’s life, can be marred by suffering from pre or postnatal mental illness. I Read More …

We asked our community about how they maintain their mental health. This is what they said #DaddyDebates

  Over the last couple of years mental health has become a subject that has been widely discussed in the media and something that is now being recognised as real issue. We have featured articles post natal depression and post traumatic stress syndrome in fatherhood over Read More …

All Eyez On Me: Does the film tell Tupac’s whole story? – By Soneni Rae

WARNING: THIS IS A SPOILER (well, kind of) It’s difficult to write a spoiler for All Eyez On Me, the long-awaited movie about the life of hiphop icon and legend Tupac Amaru Shakur (played by Demetrius Shipp Jr), as we all know how the story Read More …