Dads, show your kids that Mums can also be fun – Guest Blog Post

Dads, show your kids that Mums can also be fun. We dads always think that we’re being very loving and considerate when we plan activities during the weekend that will take the kids away from the house and allow the moms time to rest. First of all, This Dad Can would like to say respect Read more about Dads, show your kids that Mums can also be fun – Guest Blog Post[…]

Art Therapy – Guest Blog Post

Art Therapy. Art therapy. As a male trainee, I have dealt with the criticisms and comments first-hand regarding its worth. In a field dominated by women, not only attending therapy but also becoming a practitioner can be seen as ‘feminine’. Coming from a group of mates working as prison officers and salesmen, I know this Read more about Art Therapy – Guest Blog Post[…]

Why I don’t want my son to have a better childhood than I did – Guest Blog Post

Why I don’t want my son to have a better childhood than I did. How many parents say ‘I want my child to have a better upbringing than I did’? It’s often considered to be one of the most basic desires for a new parent. It’s understandable, isn’t it? You want your baby to have Read more about Why I don’t want my son to have a better childhood than I did – Guest Blog Post[…]

Trying to be a soldier and a parent – Guest Blog Post

Trying to be a soldier and a parent – how I am trying to be a better squaredawaydad. Work-life balance I have experienced 20 years of military service and 12 years of parenthood.  I have deployed on numerous operations overseas and experienced long periods of separation from my family.  I love being a soldier and Read more about Trying to be a soldier and a parent – Guest Blog Post[…]

LEGO Competition

LEGO Competition. Start the weekend by giving mum some time off and treating yourself to a free breakfast. Have some quality time with your child and meet other local dads. For expecting, new and existing dads. All age children welcome. In collaboration with Liverpool Hope University ChildLab, we would like to invite you and your Read more about LEGO Competition[…]

Postnatal Depression – What it felt like to me and ways to help – Guest Blog Post

Postnatal Depression – What it felt like to me and ways to help. Postnatal depression wasn’t something I ever expected to suffer with. Sure, I’ve suffered from depression for a large part of my life, but having a baby was something I had wanted for years before my wife even got pregnant. I thought I Read more about Postnatal Depression – What it felt like to me and ways to help – Guest Blog Post[…]

Writing a book about fathers showed me why I need my own dad – Guest Blog Post

Writing a book about fathers showed me why I need my own dad. I’ve been thinking a lot about dads recently. My book, Inside Fatherhood, has just been published to mark what many regard as 80 years of Father’s Day this June and I’ve spent the last year talking to a group of men about Read more about Writing a book about fathers showed me why I need my own dad – Guest Blog Post[…]

What to do with the kids

What to do with the kids. Becoming a parent is pretty full on, let alone coming up with creative ideas to entertain the kids. At This Dad Can we’ve got it covered. We’ve come up with 100 activities to do with the kids. “Yer, we’re familiar with this kind of lists, they usually require to take Read more about What to do with the kids[…]

The Crown – Guest Blog Post

The Crown. Herein begins a fatherly tale of intrigue, steely determination, and masterful skills. Only dads with strong character,  ruthless nature and cunning creative talents can survive. This is about a cruel test of endurance to win the ultimate prize: the crown. No, I am not talking about that Netflix show, although The Queen does Read more about The Crown – Guest Blog Post[…]

How to be a Thriving Dad in a World of Zombies – Guest Blog Post

How To Be A Thriving Dad In A World Of Zombies. “My father didn’t tell me how to live. He lived and let me watch him do it.” – Clarence Budington Kelland My Story So, there I was, a mentally stretched rubber band about to snap, confined to a small room that smelled of Latex Read more about How to be a Thriving Dad in a World of Zombies – Guest Blog Post[…]