Dad with a daughter? Here’s 10 things you need to know – by Lauren Seager-Smith

Blessed with a daughter, my partner and I have had some heated debates about his attitudes towards her becoming a teenager – particularly the desire to protect her at any cost. There’s a reason boys never want to leave home and girls can’t get away 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 …

Father’s Day When You’re An Only Parent Dad – By Alec Grant

Father’s Day When You’re An Only Parent Dad Let me just put this out there first. I don’t like the term ‘single parent’ or at least not in my circumstances. The term doesn’t sufficiently address the situation that I and many other fathers find ourselves Read More …

Why I swear by attachment parenting – by Jonathan Brown

I was lucky before I became a dad to know a woman (Bella) who was very much into attachment parenting, saving me having to read all of the books she recommended. What Bella explained to me was that in many tribes and in primates, the Read More …

Preparing for fatherhood – by David Robson

Hi, my name’s Dave, and at the time of writing this I’m about 31 weeks away from becoming a father for the first time. Wow, that still hasn’t sunk in fully at all yet – I’m going to be a father, my amazing wife, Harriet, 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 …