International Father’s Mental Health Day 2020

  It's International Father's Mental Health day today, and we're celebtrating three years of supporting dads to have better relationships with their babies, better knowledge of their own wellbeing, and better access to services... please check out the vide we have made here and get the song here...  

A new dads thoughts

The best year of my life No one speaks to an expecting father, I mean you get the banter from your mates “say goodbye to the pub” “you have no idea what you are letting yourself if for” I’m one for banter and a good piss take. But…. I had really no idea what to

2021 – a year in the making!

2021 - a year in the making! Wowzers… What a year it’s been. We started 2021 with an ambition to reach more dads across Greater Manchester and to expand into other areas of the country. What we have achieved is nothing short of amazing. Watch this space for more detailed info in the coming weeks,


Neurodivergence at Xmas 1. How does AHDH impact me as a parent 2. Sensory overload- when I’m stressed 3 or 4 noises can cause me to shutdown. I find it difficult to concentrate on anything at this point and all noises feel like they are at the same volume. It could be the TV, washing

Christmas depression

Christmas depression: how to deal with low mood during the festive season Christmas may be be known as “the most wonderful time of the year,” but for a lot of people, it’s also an incredibly challenging time, too. Not only does the big day fall just four days after the shortest day of the year

Dads experiences during Covid.

With the epidemic still at large, new strains seem to be developing every other month, it can be a very stressful time for a parent. Especially new parents or soon to be parents. Kieran the dad matters operations manager, had a sit down with Blackpool better start, and had a great chat about this. It’s

One Year On... Paul and Alana share their experiences of having a baby and receiving some difficult news during covid restrictions last year Alexander is 1 year old today! One whole year since you came into our lives. Shortly after you were born, I was

Infant Mental Health Week 2021

Infant Mental Health Awareness Week 2021 #IMHAW2021 A Letter from Dr. Pauline Lee, Consultant Clinical Psychologist and GM Lead in Parent Infant Mental Health... Dear All Since lockdown began a year ago, about 35,000 babies have been born in Greater Manchester. For babies this age across the UK, the first few months of

Music Football Fatherhood Publish “Dad”

  DAD is a deeply moving and inspiring collection of stories that represent the diversity of modern fatherhood "We are published! We've done it! I am so so proud to say that our new book, DAD, is out TODAY! DAD is available from all the major book retailers, including Waterstones, WH Smith and Amazon. When I

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