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 …

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 …

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 …

Help your family enjoy the simple magic of Christmas – By Shonette Bason-Wood

Christmas can be a crazy few weeks, so much to do and so little time. If we aren’t careful our own children can get lost in our busyness to get everything done. As adults we often don’t feel the Christmas magic we felt as children 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 …