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Dad Chats Live - Perinatal Mental Health and me

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Dad Chats Live – This week Nigel discussed Men’s Perinatal Mental Health with Mark Williams from @fathers_mentalhealthMark is a well known figure in the UK when it comes to mental health and men. He is the founder of Fathers Reaching Out – an organization with a mission to prevent, treat and spread awareness about fathers’ mental health. Mark is also the…

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Dad Chats Live - Being Proactive with our health

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Dad Chats Live – This week we talked about whether as parents we are proactive enough about our health. With World health day approaching we want to know if there is more we can do to live healthily. Part 1 Dad Chats Live View this post on Instagram A post shared by Dadvengers (@dadvengersofficial) Part 2 Dad Chats Live View…
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Dad Chats Live - Postpartum Psychosis from a Dads Perspective

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Dad Chats Live – Postpartum Psychosis. This week we talked about Postpartum Psychosis with Simon O’Mara from @actiononpp. And what a fantastic an insightful session it was. Make sure you check out the videos below. Firstly we learnt that the condition is often misunderstood and many people have heard nothing about. It is also not to be confused with postnatal depression…
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Dad Chats Live - Religion and Spirituality

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Topics covered: This week we talked about Religion and Spirituality. A really great chat – and some amazing mythical creature suggestions too! The three topics were: 1. Are you religious/spiritual? No matter which side of the fence you fall on, how does it affect your parenting? 2. Do you have different religious/spiritual views to your parents? And if you do,…
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Dad Chats Live - Combating Gender Stereotypes to ensure a better future for our children

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Topics covered: This week we talked about Gender Stereotypes, and how we can combat them to make the future better for our kids. We were joined by James Millar (@politicalyeti), author of “Dads Don’t Babysit” The second topic we discussed was if we’ve noticed ourselves unconsciously using gender stereotypes? And what our thoughts on this were. And finally, we spoke…
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Dad Chats Live - World Book Day - and International Women's Day

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Topics covered: 1. Thursday (04.03.21) is World Book Day, so let’s talk about kids and reading. Are your children interested in it? How do we encourage more reading? What are your favourite books for kids? 2. Monday (08.03.21) is International Women’s Day, what are we doing to raise strong, independent, self assured women? This is important whether you have boys…
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Dad Chats Live - The easing of Lockdown

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This week, we chatted about the recent Government announcement outlining the easing of Lockdown. Topics covered: 1. What are your thoughts after Boris Johnsons Announcement on Monday? It looks as though we are slowly on the way back to some kind of normal. But are we happy, anxious, scared, excited, optimistic? Let’s find out. 2. What are we looking forward…
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Dad Chats Live - Children's Wellbeing, and how parents can better support their kids

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Dad Chats Live Childrens Wellbeing – This week we were joined by special guest Adrian Bethune from @teachappyuk, talking all about what he’s learnt in regards to children’s wellbeing and how parents can better support their kids. 1. Wellbeing – What is it and how can parents support their children? 2. Does your diet affect your wellbeing? Let’s talk about what…
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Dad Chats Live - Building meaningful relationships with your partner and your children

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Subjects: This week we were joined by special guest Ian Dinwiddy from Inspiring Dads. A website focused on helping stressed dads balance work and fatherhood. We talked about. 1. Building meaningful relationships with your partner and your children. How do we do it and what are the benefits. 2. Do you find it hard to communicate with your partner? Let’s find…
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Dad Chats Live - Talking to Children about Mental Health

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Subjects: 1. Talking to children about mental health. As it’s children’s mental health week, we want to know how you plan on talking to your children about mental health and their feelings. Or if you’ve already started, how have you gone about it? 2. Has your understanding of mental health changed since becoming a parent? We all know that becoming…