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 …

The many layers of the modern day dad – By Han-Son Lee

  A great number of things have changed for me personally since becoming a dad; I’ve certainly felt more responsible, more thoughtful of the world around me, but there’s been one thing that’s been a bug bear that I think needs to change… Depictions of 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 …

Will robots and AI take your children’s jobs? By Peter Kawalek

One measure of our times is how difficult it is to give careers advice to our children. A parent in the 1980s or 1990s had no difficulty. “Study hard, wear a shirt and become an accountant,” – good advice if your child wanted the stable Read More …