7 Things I’ve Learned From My First Two Weeks As A Dad

I can’t entirely describe the feeling of becoming a dad for the first time. Our little bundle of joy came into the world in the middle of January, following nine months of worry, stress, and angst. Little did I know that these emotions would be cranked up all the way to 11 during the first […]

The 6 Emotions Every Dad Feels During The Baby Scan

Nothing prepares you for the unpredictable journey that is pregnancy. From the moment your partner tells you congratulations, you do have some lead in the proverbial pencil after all (and the fact you’re going to be a dad, of course), it’s a rollercoaster Last week I walked out of the maternity unit following our second scan […]

My Son Rated Me On My Abilities As A Dad – This Is How I Scored

One day each week I have the kids all to myself – one five-year-old and one 18-month-old. You’d think after five years of this dadding business I’d have nailed the formula for a day of fun, educational, and well-organised parenting. But last week, “Daddy Day” was an absolute disaster – a badly prepared late-starter that […]

Best Beers For Dads

Beers Every Dad Needs To Stock The House With This Christmas

Whether you are a real ale purist or lover of all things crafty, there’s always an exciting new beer out there for you. The boom in craft brewing has led to an explosion in the number of microbreweries in the UK and beyond – plus many established brewers are competing by upping their game and […]

Why Dads Should Celebrate International Men’s Day

Martin Daubney is the co-founder of the Men & Boys Coalition, and a UK ambassador for International Men’s Day. “International Men’s Day? Hang about, isn’t every day International Men’s Day!?” It’s a ‘joke’ so familiar to anybody involved in IMD, that we tend to keep a stock reply – something like “no, it’s November 19th, when, […]

10 Things To Watch On BT Sport When You’re On Late Night Dad Duty

If you find yourself still awake (or woken up) late at night, you often need something reliable and entertaining to watch. Sports channels offer a safe haven for dads doing late-night childcare duties, so in the typical sports format, here’s a power ranking of things to watch on BT Sport that you may not have […]

Toys For Dads: Cool Stuff We’ve Been Sent This Week

Being a dad’s not all about wiping arses and reminiscing about the days when you could spend all Sunday in the pub. No, you get to play with some pretty awesome shit too. Here are cool books and toys for dads (alright, they’re for kids really) that we’ve been sent and will be reviewing very […]

My 5-Year-Old Rewrote The Football Rulebook – Here’s How It Should Be Played

I’m no football fanatic, but there are few pleasures greater than a kickabout with my five-year-old son. What I hadn’t realised until now is how deeply flawed the beautiful game is. As it turns out, all us grown-ups have been playing like a bunch of wallies. Thankfully, my boy has improved the game tenfold by […]