Some great resources for families.
Reading to your child each day has amazing beneﬁts; it stimulates language skills in the early years, helps them do better at school and in life, and gives you important bonding time together.
It’s never too early to enjoy stories with the little ones in your life. Here are some dad-focused tips to help you make reading an enjoyable and nourishing part of family life.Read more
Parenting is important to men, and dads are important to their children. Over the past fifty years some striking changes have taken place. Today’s dad is no longer always the stereotyped married breadwinner and disciplinarian in the family. Whilst some biological fathers don’t do fathering, other non-biological fathers can and do e.g. grandfathers/uncles, foster fathers, adoptive fathers and stepfathers. He can be single or married; externally employed or a stay-at home dad; gay or straight; an adoptive or stepparent - and well capable of caring for children facing physical or psychological challenges. Whoever and whatever they are, more is now expected of dads and the changes are remarkable.Read more
Change the shape of your week
Sometimes small changes can make a big difference to the amount of time you can spend with your children. Leaving for work half an hour earlier or later might enable you to make a routine of sharing breakfast, or doing bathtimes. Even if you can only manage it once or twice a week, it’ll be really worthwhile.Read more