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 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 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 …

How relationships change after having children – by Jermaine Smith

Before we had children weekends were made of getting up whenever we wanted and having an easy relaxing weekend sometime with a hangover, other times we would have breakfast at the local cafe and think what should I/ we do today. Wow those were the Read More …

Into the last Trimester – by Dave Robson

This last weekend my beautiful wife officially entered her third, and final, trimester of this – our first pregnancy. I can’t believe we’re already two thirds of the way through this journey. It’s already gone so fast – and I’m sure this home straight, final trimester, will Read More …

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 …