EVENT: ‘Dads & Masculinity’ – a safe space for conversation

EVENT: ‘Dads & Masculinity’ – a safe space for conversation  Join us at this informal men’s only discussion to look at how the social construct of masculinity impacts us as men and dads We’ll have a few speakers and a casual, informal conversation. Weds 25th Read More …

We are crowdfunding for our new book ‘DAD’!

We are crowdfunding for our new book ‘DAD’! In the past few months, we’ve been working hard to put together a project that we are so so proud of. We are proud to announce that in the Spring of 2021, we’ll be publishing our first Read More …

My Shared Parental Leave experience – by Sam Draper

My Shared Parental Leave experience Please allow me to introduce myself, I’m a geriatric trailer, or a ‘latte papa’ or a stay-at-home day, or Mr Mom… you pick the title, and I’m it. One of the lucky few who took advantage of Shared Parental Leave Read More …

Why more dads should take Shared Parental Leave – by Olympian, Abdul Buhari

Why more dads should take Shared Parental Leave Last year I took three months of Shared Parental Leave to look after my then eight-month-old son Zakariyya. I’ve been lucky enough to have had some pretty amazing experiences in my life – I’ve competed in the Read More …

Why flexible working for men is the key to achieving true gender equality

I’ve been lucky enough to work in organisations that have supported my role as a father. Over the last couple of years I’ve changed my working pattern a number of times and my current role is my most flexible yet. I previously worked compressed hours Read More …

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 …