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 …

An in-depth chat with US rapper Brother Ali – by James Roach

  After a five year hiatus, socially aware intellectual heavyweight and US rapper, Brother Ali, was in London to perform on the UK leg of his “Own Light” tour. Brother Ali is expecting his third child in December, so I took the opportunity to pick Read More …

Thought about sleep training? Here’s a guide for new parents. – By Belinda Moss

A lot of parents have tried a variety of sleep training methods in trying to get their babies to sleep peacefully through the night. A few fail to understand that during the baby’s first few months this may be an impossible feat as babies at Read More …

Preparing for the unpreparable: what dads say about the early days of fatherhood – By Dave Robson

As I said in my previous article – I’m fairly confident most parents would agree that you can never really be ‘ready’ for parenthood. Sure, there’s plenty of advice and information available out there (the internet is a big old place!) – and there’s lots Read More …

Help your family enjoy the simple magic of Christmas – By Shonette Bason-Wood

Christmas can be a crazy few weeks, so much to do and so little time. If we aren’t careful our own children can get lost in our busyness to get everything done. As adults we often don’t feel the Christmas magic we felt as children Read More …

Which manager is next to go? – By Daniel Dwamena

Which Premiership Manager will be next to leave their post? Here we are, only in December, not even halfway through the 38 game season and amazingly already a quarter of the teams in the Premier League have made a change to the manager of their Read More …

MFF partner with Inspirational YOU to host special relationship event on Tuesday 12th December

We are partnering with Inspirational YOU to host a very special event around relationships, communication and wellbeing. Our very own Elliott Rae will be on the panel with some other great people. This will be an evening of discussion about relationships and wellbeing in an open Read More …

A Few Simple Christmas Ideas For Inquisitive Kids – By Alec Grant

A Few Simple Christmas Ideas For Inquisitive Kids My eldest son will be 8 in December. Even before he started school he was very keen on reading, writing and maths. Don’t get me wrong, I’m not saying he’s a child prodigy and will be sitting Read More …