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7 Great Ways For Dads to Support Education

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After the impact of the pandemic on students, it is more important than ever for parents to find ways to support education. According to a study by The Fatherhood Institute, during Spring 2020 (during lockdown) 78% of fathers spent more time with their children and 68% spent more time than usual on home-schooling and helping with homework. Research* also shows…

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The Best Ways To Support Your Partner During Labour - And Why It's So Important

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Getting prepared to support your partner in labour is an important stage in your journey to parenthood. It’s essential that both parents are supported during this major life event. We want you have a positive experience of meeting your baby and connecting as a family. Supporting your partner during labour is a tall order! You are often there with many…
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Dad Chats Live - Providing Educational Support For Kids With Easy Peasy App

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It’s Friday folks, and what better way to celebrate the weekend arriving than having another great Dad Chats Live! This week we talked to Martin Vowles from the Easy Peasy App who talked to us about bonding with our children through education. How to provide educational support for kids, and how the Easy Peasy App can help with that. In…
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World Mental Health Day 2021 - My Journey With Mental Health and Why It's So Important To Talk

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Mental health is a subject that has always been close to my heart. Having suffered with my own mental health for a number of years, and watching the people I love experience their own difficulties, it is a topic I will always try to talk about. Today is World Mental Health Day. I want to use this day to share…
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Dad Chats Live - Open Mic, World Mental Health Day 2021

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This week, in honour of World Mental Health Day 2021, we threw open the chat to our community. This was an open mic night based around mental health. We chatted about the importance of talking about it and getting support when we need it. Some of our great community joined us and opened up about their own journey with mental…
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Help Develop an App That Provides Support for New Dads

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What is Baby Buddy 2.0 There’s an old saying that goes: “You can get there quickly alone, and further together.. Well there is a new app that provides support for New Dads. In 2011, Best Beginnings conceived the idea for an app that supports parents on their journey through pregnancy until their child’s first birthday. Ten years on, Baby Buddy…
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Dad Chats Live - Male Cancer, Do You Look After Yourself?

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Dad Chats Live: Talking about male cancer – do you look after yourself? This week is Orchid Male Cancer Awareness week, so tackled this topic head-on. We know some men find it difficult to talk about male cancer. But this is another topic that is so important for us to talk about. Did you know that prostate cancer (98%) and…
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A Letter To a Dad Contemplating Suicide - You Are Loved More Than You Know

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In 2020, 5224 people took their own lives and of that figure 3925 were men. At the time of publishing these were the latest official ONS figures available. Suicide is the second biggest killer of men under fifty. Roughly 75 men in the UK take their own lives every week. That’s 75 fathers, brothers, sons, uncles, nephews, and friends. This…