The forgotten narrative of a new dad – by ALaw

The forgotten narrative of a new dad Being a new mum isn’t easy but albeit differently, neither is being a new dad When my son was born, I had two weeks of paternity leave before I had to return to work. That’s it. Two weeks. In Read More …

Can you achieve work-life balance as a dad and a teacher? by A Law

Can you achieve work-life balance as a dad and a teacher? For anyone who’s a teacher, referring to your students as “my kids”, particularly for a younger cohort, is fairly typical. Just as a parent does with their own children, as a teacher, you build Read More …

Fame, Farming and Fatherhood with JB Gill (JLS) on our #FatherhoodStories podcast

Fame, Farming and Fatherhood with JB Gill on our #FatherhoodStories podcast I love having good conversations with inspiring people and that’s why we launched the #FatherhoodStories podcast. In episode 3 I sit down with JB Gill to talk about his time in JLS, his faith, Read More …

My work in progress strategy to good co-parenting – by Francis Xavier Labiran

My work in progress strategy to good co-parenting "My daughter spends her time between two households, and her mother and I have the challenge of trying to make sure she has a somewhat consistent experience no matter where she is". NEW POST: @FXLabiran talks growth, Read More …

Our birthing story – By Dave Robson

Our birthing storying So, my plan was to write this blog about the weeks and days leading up to our due date, and to look ahead to the arrival of our first child – who would, most likely, be born between me writing this and Read More …

Father’s Day When You’re An Only Parent Dad – By Alec Grant

Father’s Day When You’re An Only Parent Dad Let me just put this out there first. I don’t like the term ‘single parent’ or at least not in my circumstances. The term doesn’t sufficiently address the situation that I and many other fathers find ourselves 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 …

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 …

MFF partner with Inspirational YOU to host special relationship event on Tuesday 12th December

We are partnering with Inspirational YOU to host a very special event around relationships, communication and wellbeing. Our very own Elliott Rae will be on the panel with some other great people. This will be an evening of discussion about relationships and wellbeing in an open Read More …

A Few Simple Christmas Ideas For Inquisitive Kids – By Alec Grant

A Few Simple Christmas Ideas For Inquisitive Kids My eldest son will be 8 in December. Even before he started school he was very keen on reading, writing and maths. Don’t get me wrong, I’m not saying he’s a child prodigy and will be sitting Read More …

Brother Ali – ‘Own Light Tour’ Gig review

Brother Ali – ‘Own Light Tour’ Gig review Location – The Dome, Tufnell Park, London. Thursday 23/11/17 As part of his ‘Own Light’ tour, Brother Ali graced the intimate ‘Dome’ music venue in Tufnell park, for what was an uplifting and feel good gig, something Read More …