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 …

Competition: win a Socceristic Board Game!

What better way to spend quality time with the family than with a football themed board game? These days we spend so much time buried in technology, we need to take a break, disconnect our minds and do it old skool every so often. We are giving Read More …

My Top 5 Daddy Disco Tracks! By Andy Kapadia

When it’s raining and they really don’t fancy getting their wellies on for some puddle action, there is only one thing that can get them off the sofa: DADDY DISCO! I absolutely love daddy disco time, it gives me a chance to share one of 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 …