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A firm grip

A firm grip

Michael Finke writes that the memory of his mother is helping to steer his L-plate-driving son in the right direction.

Holding on

Holding on

It’s a common gripe from parents that their kids cling to them like monkeys, but what about parents clinging to their kids? In this Big Bad World, it happens, writes Daniel Lewis.

The story behind Town Hall Dads

The story behind Town Hall Dads

Perinatal psychiatrist and author Dr Matthew Roberts tells The Dad Website about Town Hall Dads, a platform for connecting, informing and supporting dads across all stages of fatherhood.

Mercury at full stretch

Mercury at full stretch

Through a 12-year-old’s naive prism we see our parents as immortals. And, writes Mark Nunan, when they display strength, perseverance and resolve, they are.

Little Bear and work bugbears

Little Bear and work bugbears

For British dad Dave Freed, returning to ‘part-time’ work after seven months’ parental leave was a culture shock – not least because of the attitudes of some colleagues.