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 …

How relationships change after having children – by Jermaine Smith

Before we had children weekends were made of getting up whenever we wanted and having an easy relaxing weekend sometime with a hangover, other times we would have breakfast at the local cafe and think what should I/ we do today. Wow those were the Read More …

Into the last Trimester – by Dave Robson

This last weekend my beautiful wife officially entered her third, and final, trimester of this – our first pregnancy. I can’t believe we’re already two thirds of the way through this journey. It’s already gone so fast – and I’m sure this home straight, final trimester, will Read More …

Fathering yourself: filling the gap from your absent father – By Jonathan Brown

What do I mean by the term fathering yourself? Many men grow up with absent fathers. Some dads are physically absent, and others are emotionally so, are distracted from their child by work, their own grief, rage or substance misuse, and spend little real quality Read More …

Tolulope Ogunmefun helps us to talk about jealousy in his new children’s book – ‘The Frog and his Dancing Shoes’ – Review by Philip Robinson

The Frog and his Dancing Shoes is Tolulope Ogunmefun’s first children’s book. According to an article from New Beacon Bookstore in London, where Tolu recently had the book launched, he had this to say about the book’s inspiration: “After what many parents told him about Read More …

An in-depth chat with US rapper Brother Ali – by James Roach

  After a five year hiatus, socially aware intellectual heavyweight and US rapper, Brother Ali, was in London to perform on the UK leg of his “Own Light” tour. Brother Ali is expecting his third child in December, so I took the opportunity to pick Read More …

Thought about sleep training? Here’s a guide for new parents. – By Belinda Moss

A lot of parents have tried a variety of sleep training methods in trying to get their babies to sleep peacefully through the night. A few fail to understand that during the baby’s first few months this may be an impossible feat as babies at Read More …

How reading bedtime stories led me to writing diverse stories – by Philip Robinson

A father’s journey from bedtime story reader to writer of diverse stories Becoming a father for the first time readjusted my understanding of beauty. I adored my daughter from first sight. She had my eyes and general countenance, obvious from an early age, but her Read More …