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[…]

Time To Trust

Time To Trust. For the last 7 years a local charity, MAN&BOY has been supporting boys who are struggling with life by providing opportunities for the ‘man’ in their life to develop and stronger relationship with them, in the hope that this with build confidence and self-esteem. Below is the story of one man who Read more about Time To Trust[…]

Why the NHS needs to get ready for the dads

Why the NHS needs to get ready for the dads. “The current health service is failing to recognise dad’s needs, enough”. It’s our most controversial statement yet. Is it really that important? After all pregnancy and new-borns are mum’s domain. You sound like another controversial dad group attempting to not relinquish the slowly departing power Read more about Why the NHS needs to get ready for the dads[…]

They cost how much!

They cost how much! Let’s face it, having more mouths to feed costs money. Rather than get drawn into striving and panic, take a second to see what help is available. “Having a child has a major financial impact. I was pretty bad with money before I had my daughter, but I want her to Read more about They cost how much![…]

The plunge, why I gave it all up, when I had kids

The plunge, why I gave it all up, when I had kids. As a group of guys who were yet to have children, on the rare occasion when the topic of children did come up, it would be linked to our financial circumstances. The conversation would often revolve around developing our careers to gain more Read more about The plunge, why I gave it all up, when I had kids[…]

Miss seeing pioneering live DJs, dancing, and having a good time? Here’s Raver Tots

Miss seeing pioneering live DJs, dancing, and having a good time? Here’s Raver Tots. As a young parent, it is easy to feel like you are missing out, your nights out are over forever, and social life will be limited to afternoon visits at a soft play centre or the park. Well, do not fret! Read more about Miss seeing pioneering live DJs, dancing, and having a good time? Here’s Raver Tots[…]

£10 Amazon Voucher

Get a £10 Amazon Voucher. Receive a £10 Amazon voucher (£5 for each parent) as a token of appreciation for partaking in a project. ChildLab is looking for families with children between 4 and 16 years of age to partake in their project about how parents/caregivers perceive the relationship with their children. Participation is easy Read more about £10 Amazon Voucher[…]

Never miss a Birthday

Never miss a Birthday. We’re looking forward to your kid’s birthday and we want you too. It’s a time to celebrate them and recognise what an awesome contribution you’ve made. So why not enjoy the process more with This Dad Can. Ever been in the situation where you clock a birthday last minute, then rushing Read more about Never miss a Birthday[…]

Fathering The Fatherless

Fathering the fatherless. When men turn 40, it is traditional to have a midlife crisis. Some men start going to the gym and wearing age inappropriate clothes.  Others get gripped by a malaise and a mourning for their lost youth. I decided to become a foster carer. More accurately, my wife suggested we explore the Read more about Fathering The Fatherless[…]

Fatherood By Numbers

Fatherood By Numbers. My son is now 16 months and 20 days old, roughly 67 weeks or 469 days old. Broken down into hours this is approximately 11,256. I could count on one finger the number of accumulative hours that I have not enjoyed fatherhood, there have been only fleeting moments when I would think what Read more about Fatherood By Numbers[…]