Over recent decades dads have become more involved in pregnancy and raising children. When once they were excluded from the labour ward, now there are...
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Early on in our experiences as parents, my wife and I quickly came to inhabit very specific, and separate, roles. She soon asserted herself as the str...
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Nick Duerden had a struggle to get keen on fatherhood, as he explains in these extracts from his book, The Reluctant Father’s Club*. “Don&...
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Tips for keeping dads involved family life, as an important positive role model - with suggestions for activities and making the most of your time tog...
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“I had it all planned – all the sentences ready about the importance of love and respect but I never said it. Then they grew up. I missed ...

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