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Learning to Love Yourself

The changing faces of parenthood. I always thought the phrase ‘Loving yourself’ described something negative. That it in someway implied that one was arrogant and self-obsessed. However, for me learning to love myself has been a bumpy journey but something I have come to learn is very important to leading a happy and fulfilled life. […]

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Retaining Perspective is the Key to Success

Growing up in a disrupted alcoholic household has left me with many hangovers as an adult. However, some of the key effects have been feelings of continued shame, perfectionism and an inability to do failure. My life has been filled with a litany of perceived ‘Failures’. – Failed A-levels. – Failed PhD. – Marriage problems. […]

Dadtime: Starting small to build confidence!
Parenting Work Life & Personal Effectiveness

Dadtime: Starting small to build confidence!

For some Dads spending enjoyable time with their children comes naturally and easily. However, for others the thought of spending time with their children can produce anxiety and worry which can result in a reluctance to do so. This can lead to a crisis in confidence and feelings of guilt and failure as a Dad. […]

spending time with other Dads
Parenting Work Life & Personal Effectiveness

Why We Should Spend Time With Other Dads

Being a Dad can be tough! There is no question of that. Juggling the responsibilities of working/being the primary carer, spending time as a family together and making time for ourselves can be an ever moving target. However there are many steps we can take to inject creativity and fulfilment into our own parenting experience. […]

Scheduling Dad time with your children brings many benefits
Parenting Work Life & Personal Effectiveness

5 Reasons Why We Should Schedule Dad Time

In the hustle and bustle of modern day life there is always one of a hundred different things demanding time from us. Whether it be work deadlines, house chores or helping friends and family, time is a premium commodity that we should spend wisely. As Dads this can be particularly challenging to get the balance […]