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 …

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 …

#FriendshipFriday on Friday 10th November with @Kidscape

We all love friends right? We need them! Here at MFF we encourage everyone to have healthy relationships with friends. For our children, their friendship groups play a massive part in their upbringing and go a long way to defining their childhood experience. It’s always Read More …

Preparing for fatherhood – by David Robson

Hi, my name’s Dave, and at the time of writing this I’m about 31 weeks away from becoming a father for the first time. Wow, that still hasn’t sunk in fully at all yet – I’m going to be a father, my amazing wife, Harriet, Read More …

Straight Outta Your Heart – when actions speak louder than words – By Cal-I Muirhead

It was a tight embrace- the kind that expresses the content of the heart without the need to utter a word. I could feel my Mother’s mixed emotions. She exchanged few words with me in this moment; mum didn’t need to say much- I knew 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 …

Raising a family when your parents have mental health conditions

Having a family, a young one at that, it was hard enough having to manage the routine changes of family life. Then 3 out of 4 of our parents got ill. It started with my Dad just before we were married. His mental health took Read More …