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 …

Why spoiling my kids is good for them – by Alec Grant

Okay so let me just get this straight from the off. When I mean spoiling them, I don’t mean buying hoards of toys, clothes and anything else that involves spending ridiculous amounts of money on them. What I mean is that we should spoil them Read More …

Raising a family when your parents have mental health conditions

Having a family, a young one at that, it was hard enough having to manage the routine changes of family life. Then 3 out of 4 of our parents got ill. It started with my Dad just before we were married. His mental health took Read More …

New parent? Don’t worry, you’ll figure it out – By JJ Jabbal

Having a new child is the most amazing and yet terrifying experience. Or it is the most challenging and fun, the most nerve wracking or the easiest. You see, it depends on the person, the couple and the circumstances. One thing that is always the 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 …