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 …

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 …

#MFFplays The December 17 Playlist – compiled by DJ Jekyl

We’re back again with another playlist full of the freshest UK Hiphop and Grime bangers! You know that DJ Jekyl never let’s us down and this week sees him include new tracks from the likes of Craze 24, Fredo, Lotto Boyzz, J Fresh and Steel 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 …

#MFFplays October 17 playlist – compiled by DJ Jekyl

We are back with another big playlist compiled by DJ Jekyl! This month Jeks includes tracks from Sneakbo, Giggs, Lights, Hardy Caprio, Kyla and Wretch 32. We also had to include the new one from Big Shaq because ‘Man’s Not Hot’! Enjoy and thank us 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 …

#MFFrecommends: Style on em’ with Art of Football apparel (and we have a couple to giveaway!)

We all like to look fly right?! Well we’ve found a brand that will help you do just that. It’s called Art of Football and that’s exactly what it is, football reflected in art. The brand captures iconic football moments, like that moment Cantona celebrated Read More …

Top 5 US Hip-Hop albums of 2017 (so far) – By Jonathan Johnson (@Jjohnson1305)

The streaming market has changed the way we digest music, so is reviewing albums in 2017 now redundant? The drive for hit music that is radio friendly and palatable to the universal ear has reshaped the genre of hip-hop. That being said, the year so Read More …

MFF recommends: peace of mind and a good night’s sleep with the next2me from Chicco

Sleep is a massive issue in the first year or so of any babies life. We have written about it quite a lot on MFF. When you get some time, have a look at our piece all about sleep (and how to deal with a Read More …

#MFFplays September 17 Playlist – the freshest Hiphop & Grime – compiled by DJ Jekyl

This month we bring you another banging playlist and this time it’s compiled by our new resident DJ, DJ Jekyl! Jekyl brings us a playlist of tracks from the US and UK and includes new songs from Stefflon Don, Wizkid, Grim Stickers, French Montana, Chip, Yxng Read More …

#MFFrecommends: Going to a different land with Kidzania – by Nicola Rae-Wickham

As a regular visitor to Westfield, Shepherd’s Bush, I had seen Kidzania take pride of place in the shopping centre for a while and so when the opportunity to take our 4 year old daughter, Mia, along we were all really excited. The experience started Read More …

4 tips for date night success – by James Roach

Before your little cherub came into this world you probably never even came across the term ‘Date Night’, I know having been in a long term relationship it certainly wasn’t a term we used. Going out was something we could do whenever and wherever, so Read More …