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 …

MFF recommends: Skills School for kids with Cover-More insurance and Arsenal

Arsenal and Cover-More insurance run Skills School for kids Cover-More, Arsenal’s official travel insurance partner, host Arsenal skill schools sessions during the summer. The sessions are for kids aged 7 to 12 and are led by Arsenal coaches who also assist coaches from the Foxes academy 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 …

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 …

Would you be comfortable discussing periods with your daughter?

Dads and daughters often have a special relationship – but would you feel comfortable discussing periods with your daughter (or when the time comes)? Even those dads who have a really close bond with their daughters often balk at discussing periods, preferring to make a 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 …

Building the nest – by Dave Robson

Building the nest As I write this, my lovely wife and I now have just under two months to go until the due date for our first baby. These last 7 months have gone by so quickly, I can’t believe we’ve got less than two Read More …

How old will your child be in 2030 and what job will they do? – by Peter Kawalek

How old will your child be in 2030? How old will your child be in 2030? How old will you be? According to the famous consultancy McKinsey, by 2030, “between 400 million and 800 million individuals could be displaced by automation and need to find Read More …

Your child’s World Book Day costume could change a life – By Emma Taylor

Your child’s World Book Day costume could change a life Every year people around the world come together to celebrate the power of reading on World Book Day. Here in the UK, children receive free books and schools hold all sorts of events – from Read More …

How relationships change after having children – by Jermaine Smith

Before we had children weekends were made of getting up whenever we wanted and having an easy relaxing weekend sometime with a hangover, other times we would have breakfast at the local cafe and think what should I/ we do today. Wow those were the Read More …

Into the last Trimester – by Dave Robson

This last weekend my beautiful wife officially entered her third, and final, trimester of this – our first pregnancy. I can’t believe we’re already two thirds of the way through this journey. It’s already gone so fast – and I’m sure this home straight, final trimester, will Read More …

Fathering yourself: filling the gap from your absent father – By Jonathan Brown

What do I mean by the term fathering yourself? Many men grow up with absent fathers. Some dads are physically absent, and others are emotionally so, are distracted from their child by work, their own grief, rage or substance misuse, and spend little real quality Read More …