Some parents feel very uncomfortable talking to their children about relationships and sex. If that’s how you feel, do not fear. Social enterprise Outspoken Sex Ed is on hand to help. Co-founder Leah Jewett has kindly taken some time to tell me about the organisation’s work and provide mums, dads and carers with hints and
Have you ever given any thought to how your behaviour at the dinner table could impact on your child’s relationship with food? I hadn’t until I spoke to eating disorder and mental health campaigner Hope Virgo. They can either be a haven of calm where family bonds are developed or places where heated debate and
Birmingham: The city that gave us Cat Deeley, Cadbury’s chocolate and, erm, heavy metal pioneers Black Sabbath. Thanks to the University of Birmingham’s Equal Parenting Project, this fine Midlands city has also given us the Fathers in the Workplace Toolkit, a free resrource that employers can use to make their organisation more dad-friendly.
Screen time: How do you manage it in your household? Did your children’s screen time increase during the harshest days of lockdown? Hannah Trannah is an early years specialist and child psychologist with some interesting things to say on this subject.
As the name of this blog suggests, it is very focused on fatherhood. A subject I have never written about before is involuntarily childless men.