Tag Archives: dads

Never stop hugging

A collage of family pictures showing a dad hugging his children.

According to a recent survey, one in five British dads stops hugging their kids completely once they reach the age of ten. The research, which was commissioned by Fairy Non Bio, took in the responses of 2,000 men in the UK and aimed to investigate how many of them hug their children, when they are most likely to …

How not to write about dads

As a blogger, I’m always on the lookout for things to write about – particularly now I’m a freelancer too – so I’m subscribed to a number of emails about topics related to parenting and, in particular, the role of dads. It was no surprise then that the subject line of the latest email update from …

My day as a stay-at-home dad

A toddler pretending to drink out of an empty glass.

I have long acknowledged that stay-at-home parents have the hardest jobs in the world. Yesterday, I had the opportunity to prove this hypothesis – as if proof were needed. Kate went out for the day to buy Dylan’s birthday presents, so I got a taste of what it’s like to be a stay-at-home dad. Obviously, I’d had …