Stay at home dad / work at home dad

These articles are based on several year’s experience of life as a stay at home dad (SAHD) and latterly, work from home dad (WAHD). Find out what you need to consider if you want to become a stay at home dad, what you can expect and challenges you are likely to face.

Equality and Human Rights Commission promotes flexible working to dads and employers

This International Men’s Day, I’m doing something a bit special. You may find me gracing your small screen at some point as I feature in a video recorded by the Equality and Human Rights Commission to encourage men to consider flexible working.

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A still image from the video Helen, Izzy and I appeared in to promote the benefits of flexible working.

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Starting school: One year on, how family life has changed

I’ve spent quite a bit of time on Pinterest recently, updating various boards. While doing so, I came across a blog post I wrote last October about the impact on my life of Izzy, our youngest daughter, starting school.

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The expectation of how life would change once Izzy was at school has turned out to be quite different from the reality

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Could Gymfinity Kids impress this fully-fledged gymnastics dad?

I had no interest in gymnastics until two years ago. Sure, I took my kids to a gymnastics club, but parents were not allowed to watch the sessions, so I had no idea what my kids were up to. It looked nice, but it was simply another sport I was vaguely aware of.

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Helen takes to the bars at Gymfinity Kids in Farnborough, watched over by coach Hayley.

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Hero Dad: The importance of having life insurance

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 a policy in place as soon as possible.

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Life insurance: A selfless gift you can give your family.

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Homework, that FoI request and problems with the school system

Well homework is all the rage at the moment isn’t it? Barely a day goes by when it isn’t in the headlines.

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Children doing homework, even so they are under no legal obligation to do so. Pic credit: Rachel on Unsplash.

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