5 Things Every Parent Should Know About Cyberbullying – By Janice Miller

In the age of technology, bullying has gone viral. Kids today are not just dealing with power struggles and popularity contests in the schoolyard or on the bus. Cyberbullying can be committed from anywhere via smartphone, tablet, or computer, and it can happen anytime, day Read More …

Superheros, Monster Trucks and Fantastic Food: Car Fest South 2017 review – By The Smith Family

Expectations ran high as we headed to Car Fest South last Friday morning. We’d heard very good things about the festival and Jermaine was lucky enough to be driving on the track for Honda for their 25th anniversary of the Type R so was like Read More …

Gym tips for busy dads – Strength & Cardio workouts (part 2) – by Adrian Moore

Welcome back, gentlemen. In the first part of this two-part series, I shared 3 top tips to help get the most out of your workout time. I promised you I would share some sample programmes to get you on way, so here you go. Below 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 …

10 things every son needs from his father – by Jermaine Smith

Growing up a young black male was tough in many ways. Now I’m raising a son I’ve reflected on what I needed from my dad and written these tips as much to myself as anyone else. Here are my 10 things that every son needs Read More …

Fatherhood: The first 100 days – by Jonathan Johnson

Being a first time father has been a roller coaster of emotion from total happiness to self-doubt of what I am embarking on. On 3 March 2017, my wife and I were blessed with a beautiful baby girl weighing 6lb 13 oz. I had a Read More …

Want to avoid the dad bod? 3 Gym tips for busy dads (part 1) – by Adrian Moore

Before I had my son, Zane, I used to train like a beast. Seven days a week, very often twice a day. Training has always been a hugely important part of my life.  I’ve never done it just to look good (it’s a bonus, though!). Read More …

MFF recommends: a good night’s sleep with the Sleepyhead

“Sleep will probably be the main talking point in your household for at least the first year of your child’s life. You’ll be figuring out how to cope with a lack of sleep, researching how to get your baby to sleep and perplexed as to why Read More …

We Independent, baby! A message from our founder, Elliott Rae

As I’m sure you know by now, I wrote a piece in The Independent that was published on Monday 10th July. The piece was all about my experience at mid-week baby groups and the overall lack of representation of black fathers in the media. The Read More …

5 ways to support your partner through a perinatal mental illness – by @0neAngryM0ther

It is a sad fact that for many mothers, a time is supposed to be one of the most magical in their lives, pregnancy, birth, and the first years of their child’s life, can be marred by suffering from pre or postnatal mental illness. I Read More …

We asked our community about how they maintain their mental health. This is what they said #DaddyDebates

  Over the last couple of years mental health has become a subject that has been widely discussed in the media and something that is now being recognised as real issue. We have featured articles post natal depression and post traumatic stress syndrome in fatherhood over Read More …