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Dad Chats - Why We Need To Celebrate Fatherhood

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This week we talked about about why we need to celebrate fatherhood! On this weeks Dad Chats we were joined by special guest Donald Mbeutcha from @fatherhood_awards_uk. The Fatherhood Awards are all about celebrating fathers and that’s something we are absolutely on board with! We chatted all about the categories, the reasons why he has co-founded them, and the hopes for the…
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Music and Movement: Why It's A Great Way For Dads To Support Kid's Development

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If I was to ask, “What are the benefits of reading to your child,” you would probably be able to reel off lots of benefits. However, when it comes to music and movement, the answers tend to stall! This can hide some amazing developmental benefits that don’t always think about. As a parent myself, I have always used music and…
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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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Dad Chats Live - The Benefits of Equal Parental Leave

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Dad Chats Live – Equal Parental Leave. Today we were joined by Rob Simpson who works for @avivauk. Aviva have scrapped paternity leave, two weeks just aren’t enough – Aviva recognised this and have an excellent new policy. At Aviva all staff are entitled to equal parental leave when they have a child. This means that fathers can take up to…
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Dad Chats Live - The Great Benefits of Outdoor Play

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Dad Chats Live – talking about the benefits of outdoor play on our children’s development, health and well-being!With special guest Helen Stroudley from @peeplecentre The brilliant Helen Stroudley joined Nigel to talk about why playing outdoors is so important! It has a great positive impact on our health and happiness – and does the same for our children. Whether you just…