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 …

[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 …

Could you be a mentor and help change lives? Action For Children are looking for mentors for Black & Minority Ethnic boys in London

Hi everyone, it’s Elliott here. We at MFF are passionate about giving back to our community. I know that most of our readers are professional, respected and educated men who have valuable knowledge, expertise and experience that could help change the lives of some vulnerable Read More …

Building the nest – by Dave Robson

Building the nest As I write this, my lovely wife and I now have just under two months to go until the due date for our first baby. These last 7 months have gone by so quickly, I can’t believe we’ve got less than two Read More …

Your child’s World Book Day costume could change a life – By Emma Taylor

Your child’s World Book Day costume could change a life Every year people around the world come together to celebrate the power of reading on World Book Day. Here in the UK, children receive free books and schools hold all sorts of events – from Read More …