Why flexible working for men is the key to achieving true gender equality

I’ve been lucky enough to work in organisations that have supported my role as a father. Over the last couple of years I’ve changed my working pattern a number of times and my current role is my most flexible yet. I previously worked compressed hours Read More …

Why we chose not to sleep train our baby – by Yannis Lionis

Why we chose not to sleep train our baby I found it daunting to become a parent and be responsible for keeping a little fragile human alive and healthy, let alone with the right skills, experiences and behaviours to set them up for success later 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 …

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 …

Competition: Win 2 tickets to the fun and empowering ‘I am festival’ on Saturday 21st July in London

Competition: Win 2 tickets to the fun and empowering ‘I am festival’ We have two tickets to give away to the I Am Festival on Saturday 21st September in London! You can enter the competition via our Instagram, Twitter and Facebook channels. All you need Read More …

Elliott Rae talks Music, Football & Fatherhood on the All Purpose Seasoning podcast

Elliott Rae talks Music, Football & Fatherhood on the All Purpose Seasoning podcast The All Purpose Seasoning podcast is a cool show hosted by four brothers who get introspective with a special guest each episode. Our founder Elliott Rae featured on there latest episode. It Read More …

Divorce, court battles and co-parenting. Review of Charlie Albert’s book ‘Whispers of hope‘ – by Ana Swartz

When Elliott asked the MFF team who wanted to do a review of the book ‘I just want to see my child! – Whispers of Hope‘ by Charlie Albert, I felt this was my call. Being a child of divorce myself and living in a Read More …

Why Arsene Wenger has been a father figure to me and so many others – by JJabbal

I was 10 years old when Arsene Wenger was appointed Arsenal manager. This was before the days of the internet and smart phones and a play-by-play of every little thing that happens in the world discussed, scrutinised and dissected before it has even happened. This Read More …

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 …

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 …

How old will your child be in 2030 and what job will they do? – by Peter Kawalek

How old will your child be in 2030? How old will your child be in 2030? How old will you be? According to the famous consultancy McKinsey, by 2030, “between 400 million and 800 million individuals could be displaced by automation and need to find Read More …