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Dad Chats Live - The Best Support and Resources for Dads

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Dad Chats Live – 27 November 2020, the best support and resources for dads. This week we were joined by the brilliant Kieran Anders from @dadmattersuk. Dad Matters is a brilliant community organisation who aim to help dads have the best relationships possible with their families. They also support dads with anxiety, stress and mental health issues. One thing that…
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Positive Support for Dads - The Secrets you Didn't Know

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Until more recent years positive support for dads was a little bit of a taboo. Dads were less comfortable talking about needing or seeking help. Having worked as operations manager for Dad Matters a perinatal and parent/infant Mental Health project, I have experienced this first-hand. But things are changing. As part of our service, we aim to support dads to…
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Is there a secret to Dads and the Work-Life Balance

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Before Coronavirus Pandemic At the start of the year I wasn’t worried about Dads and the Work-Life Balance. It was all hustle, work hard and always be on the grind. That’s the mentality I started out with stepping into the professional world of work. Becoming a stepdad certainly refuelled “the success at all costs” mindset as I was navigating the…
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Dad Chats Live - The Importance Of A Good Parenting Network

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Dad Chats Live – 30 October 2020, Parenting Network. This week we are coming to you live from @mamashelterlondon. Mama Shelter is a brilliant, family friendly hotel, who kindly let us host Dad Chats from their space! This week, we delve into parenting network. We know that having a parenting network for support is incredibly important – that’s why we are…
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Dad Chats Live - Celebrating 6 Months of Great Chats

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Subjects: Dad Chats 6 month celebration! That’s right folks – Dad Chats is 6 months old today! From the first chat Nigel hosted we knew we were onto something special here. Giving dads a community to reach out to for support, to turn to when we need a laugh, and to cry with when things get hard. We weren’t sure…
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Dad Chats Live - Educating Our Kids About Diversity; Why Its Important and How To Do It

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Topics covered: As this month is Black History month we wanted to include the topic in one of our chats. So this week we talked about educating our kids about diversity. An important chat that touches on what some people find a difficult subject! The three topics were: 1. How and why we should teach our children about diversity. And…
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Helpful First Aid Tips for Dads that care

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Over the past several years, the vast majority of the people who have attended my paediatric first aid courses have been women.  This has always baffled me as fathers, grandads, uncles, brothers and indeed all males around children need to know what to do if a child in their care needs emergency assistance. As parents we would do anything to…