A Dad’s Guide to Periods #Pads4Dads

You might think that, being a man, I have never used a sanitary pad. Well, you’d be wrong. It happened once and the circumstances were a little unfortunate to say the least.

The Dad’s Guide to Periods that’s been produced by Hey Girls.
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An educational experience at Kidzania London

As I revealed a few weeks ago, I was recently appointed an ambassador for Kidzania London. It’s a venue my kids love because the experience gives them some independence and they love the idea of earning money.

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The Town Square at Kidzania London.
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Summer Sessions at Institut Montana Zugerberg: My Kind of Bilingual School

I have long tried to nurture an interest in foreign languages in both my daughters – an interest which comes from my background.

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Institut Montana Zugerberg in Switzerland. Can you think of nicer surroundings to attend summer sessions and learn a second language?
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Q&A with Jonathan Aspinwall: A part-time, job sharing, adoptive dad!

I recently wrote a blog post highlighting that very few senior managers from the world of business are taking shared parental leave (SPL). While writing and researching that blog post, I was asked if I was interested in a case study involving a senior manager from the BBC who instead went on adoption leave after he and his husband adopted two children.

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Jonathan Aspinwall: Adoptive dad, job share pioneer and Deputy Editor of BBC Breakfast.
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Dad Skills: Things I have had to learn as a dad

When I became a father I knew I would be on a steep learning curve. I would be learning about breastfeeding, baby nutrition and what it was like to live without sleep. As time went on, I picked up various other dad skills.

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My child approaches me with a bundle of wires and a computer: “Daddy, can you get it to work please?” IT consultancy is not a skill I expected to hone as a father.
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