When someone makes a video about your story #MindBlown – By Elliott Rae

This is one of my most proudest achievements of my life. For a respected organisation to make a video of your story and the platform you have created is truly humbling. musicfootballfatherhood.com was created to provide a community for dads to share experiences and advice Read More …

Anti-bullying #DaddyDebates special with Kidscape CEO Lauren Seager-Smith – Thursday 16th November

Monday 13th November marked the start of the 2017 anti-bullying week. And to mark the occasion we are hosting a #DaddyDebates special with Kidscape CEO Lauren Seager-Smith. Kidscape is an anti-bullying charity and their vision is for all children to grow up in a world Read More …

Why we shouldn’t feel guilty about ‘me’ time – By JJ Jabbal

I have been given the luxury of a rare free evening. My wife has taken my son to stay at her mum’s and told me on my way home from work I have the house to myself. I have already been to the gym, ordered Read More …

MFF writer, Jermaine Smith, features in CBeebies videos celebrating fatherhood

Stella and I were both excited/nervous as we travelled up to Manchester to film dads and their daughters for Cbeebies Black History Month celebrations. It was the longest we’d travelled alone together without my wife or son. They had planned to come but a vomiting Read More …

Competition: win a Socceristic Board Game!

What better way to spend quality time with the family than with a football themed board game? These days we spend so much time buried in technology, we need to take a break, disconnect our minds and do it old skool every so often. We are giving 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 …

Ever considered Shared Parental Leave? We feature in a new project by Working Mums and Daddilife exploring families and parental leave decisions

Us dads deserve a little bit of time off after baby is born right?! Well we can have our cake and eat it! The Shared Parental Leave (SPL) scheme allows mums and dads to share the parental leave after baby is born. But there has Read More …