Maintaining a balanced cultural identity for my mixed race son – by A Law

Maintaining a balanced cultural identity for my mixed race son Black History Month I’ve always felt some discomfort around Black History Month. Held annually in October in the UK (and February in America and Canada), I’ve always felt there was something tokenistic about it; an 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 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 …

Fame, Farming and Fatherhood with JB Gill (JLS) on our #FatherhoodStories podcast

Fame, Farming and Fatherhood with JB Gill on our #FatherhoodStories podcast I love having good conversations with inspiring people and that’s why we launched the #FatherhoodStories podcast. In episode 3 I sit down with JB Gill to talk about his time in JLS, his faith, 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 …

MusicFootballFatherhood named in the UK’s Top 10 websites for dads!

MusicFootballFatherhood named in the UK’s Top 10 websites for dads! Now for some more big news. We’ve been named in the UK’s Top 10 websites for dads! The list, by countries biggest influencer & PR company Vuelio, features all the heavyweights from the dad blog Read More …

Happy Father’s Day! There’s no better time to launch our #Fatherhood stories podcast!

To celebrate Father’s Day we are launching our new #FatherhoodStories podcast. This is the space where we speak to inspiring men from the world of music, football and business about their career and fatherhood journey. We’ve blessed you with an introductory episode and then followed it Read More …

Father’s Day When You’re An Only Parent Dad – By Alec Grant

Father’s Day When You’re An Only Parent Dad Let me just put this out there first. I don’t like the term ‘single parent’ or at least not in my circumstances. The term doesn’t sufficiently address the situation that I and many other fathers find ourselves 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 …