Ever considered Shared Parental Leave? We feature in a new project by Working Mums and Daddilife exploring families and parental leave decisions

Us dads deserve a little bit of time off after baby is born right?! Well we can have our cake and eat it! The Shared Parental Leave (SPL) scheme allows mums and dads to share the parental leave after baby is born. But there has Read More …

No time. No space. No equipment. No excuse! An easy home workout anyone can do with a simple deck of cards! By Adrian Moore

One of the greatest excuses for not training is, of course, “I just don’t have the time”. When you become a parent, this is amplified 100 times. Funny how we all seem to manage to catch up on our favourite boxsets, though, eh? 😊 Anyway, 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 …

Why we should choose our words with wisdom and love – By Cal-I Muirhead

“Sticks and stones may break my bones, but words can never hurt me.” Anyone remember this phrase? If you grew up pre-millennium you have more than likely heard this bouncing around amidst a playground spat. The idea being, you can break me with the things 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 Becoming a Highly Hands-on Dad ironically Kickstarted my Work Life – By Jonathan Brown

In the years before my eldest was conceived, I had irons in loads of lukewarm fires, so to speak. I was writing poetry, performing street theatre, dancing, running drama workshops and raw food workshops, acting in short films, part of a small theatre company, learning Read More …

For my brothers with daughters – By Jermaine Smith

I can still remember the day my daughter was handed to me and I promised her, while kissing her head, that I would protect her. When I was younger, prior to married life I would say I lived life to the fullest. And being a Read More …

Help your child go back to SCHOOL HAPPY – by Andy Cope

It’s that time of the year again. The summer holidays are over and it’s time to prepare the kids to go back to school. For some of us, our little ones are starting school for the very first time. This can be daunting for both Read More …