What follows is a true story. It’s one small example of the casual sexism I faced when I gave up full-time employment to become the main carer for my kids and it partly inspired me to start Dadbloguk.
At the beginning of summer, I published a very special Q&A with Harry Pratt and Liam Willett, the first men to graduate as nannies from the world-famous Norland College of childcare in its 127-year history. The interview clearly struck a chord as it quickly became one of my most-read blog posts of the year so
You know when you think you have a good idea what someone does for a living, but when you ask a few probing questions, discover they have the most fascinating background? That’s exactly the position I found myself in when I asked early childhood specialist Laura Henry to participate in this Q&A.
Some time ago I had a meeting with a financial adviser. At the time I didn’t have life insurance and hadn’t had any in place for quite some time. I knew this was a wrong that needed correcting and after making a few calculations, the financial adviser put forward a very strong argument for getting
There’s no doubt in my mind the UK’s Shared Parental Leave (SPL) system could be improved. Nonetheless, for some couples it works very well. Earlier this summer I published this article, written by dad Hamish Reid. He had taken SPL previously and with his wife expecting another child, was gearing up to go on leave