New Dads Will Now Get Four Months Paid Leave At Facebook

The Huffington Post UK | Amy Packham | Posted 26.11.2015 | UK Parents

Facebook has announced a new extended parental leave policy, meaning new fathers will now get four months of paid leave. The global policy, which w...

Benedict Cumberbatch Hints He Wants More Cumberbabies

The Huffington Post UK | Amy Packham | Posted 26.11.2015 | UK Parents

Benedict Cumberbatch has opened up about how being a father has changed his outlook on life and dropped a hint the he wants more children. The 39-y...

5 Ways To Help Your Pregnant Partner, According To New Dads

The Huffington Post UK | Amy Packham | Posted 25.11.2015 | UK Parents

Four fathers have revealed how they supported their partners - emotionally and practically - throughout pregnancy. Greg, Tommy, Sheldon and Alex, w...

Part-Time Politics

Mandy Garner | Posted 24.11.2015 | UK Parents
Mandy Garner

It's been over a year since flexible working was extended to all employees. The hope at the time was that this might contribute to the normalisation of flexible working and take it out of the parent [read mother] ghetto. Has that proved to be the case?

How One Dad's Experience Of Depression Inspired Him To Help Others Globally

The Huffington Post UK | Amy Packham | Posted 24.11.2015 | UK Parents

The assumption that postnatal depression only affects women has led to a lack of support for new dads, according to the founder of a fathers' men...

Dad Reenacts All The Street Fighter Victory Poses In Hilarious Video

The Huffington Post UK | Amy Packham | Posted 23.11.2015 | UK Parents

Street Fighter victory dances are often mimicked by children in the playground, but one dad has proven it's not just the kids who can get in on the fu...

Dad Lets Daughter Wear Hair However She Wants And It's Brilliant

The Huffington Post UK | Amy Packham | Posted 23.11.2015 | UK Parents

A dad who let his daughter wear her hair however she likes has prompted an unexpected conversation about parenting techniques on Reddit. The photo ...

Dads Don't Babysit

Mark Robins | Posted 16.11.2015 | UK Parents
Mark Robins

The only things us men can't do is gestate, give birth, and breast feed the child, none of which is really our fault. Our 50% of responsibility can be made up of other things, and we are more than capable parents whose contribution is hugely important to family life.

Little Girl Loves Beards So Her Gran Crochets This...

The Huffington Post UK | Ellen Wallwork | Posted 13.11.2015 | UK Parents

A toddler was so enamoured with facial hair that she wanted to grow a beard herself. There were just a couple of things that stood in her way - she...

Men On Trying For A Baby: 'I Was Anxious At The Wait'

The Huffington Post UK | Amy Packham | Posted 16.11.2015 | UK Parents

The focus always seems to be on the woman when a couple make the decision to try for a baby, but we can't forget men who make up half the equation...

This Man Took A Selfie While His Wife Was Giving Birth In The Background

The Huffington Post UK | Amy Packham | Posted 12.11.2015 | UK Parents

A man taking a selfie while his wife was giving birth in the background has been called a "brave, brave man" on social media. Gil Solano uploaded t...

Cristiano Ronaldo's Mini Me Son Steals The Show

The Huffington Post UK | Amy Packham | Posted 10.11.2015 | UK Parents

Cristiano Ronaldo's adorable son stole the show during the world premiere of the 'Ronaldo' documentary in London. Cristiano Ronaldo Jr, five, wore ...

More Men Are Working High-Earning Part-Time Roles: 'It's Improved The Relationship With My Kids'

The Huffington Post UK | Amy Packham | Posted 09.11.2015 | UK Parents

Part-time workers aren't often associated with high-earning roles, but a record-breaking number of men are proving that wrong. The latest figur...

Disposable Dads and the Myth of the Modern Family

Karen Woodall | Posted 06.11.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Karen Woodall

Dads are not welcome in post-separation family life, especially if they are going to cause trouble by wanting to actually parent their children. For those modern men who gave their all to fatherhood, the injustice of such a swift eviction from the lives of their children after separation, is a bewildering attack on their very sense of self.

20 Week Scan - Why I Was Forced to Miss It!

John Hibbs | Posted 06.11.2015 | UK Parents
John Hibbs

Today was our 20 week scan, a day which should have been a wonderful occasion for our growing family, but, due to a rule at The Royal Wolverhampton Trust, not previously stated or explained in any form, I was forced to miss the opportunity to see my baby and was left sitting outside the consultation room as my wife went in alone.

Dad's Ingenious Lunches Encouraging Son To Eat Are Awesome

The Huffington Post UK | Amy Packham | Posted 05.11.2015 | UK Parents

A dad has come up with an ingenious idea to encourage his toddler to taste new foods... but it might take a bit of time if you want to replicate. S...

Tom Fletcher On Beating Depression: 'Having A Kid Has Really Helped Me'

The Huffington Post UK | Amy Packham | Posted 03.11.2015 | UK Parents

McBusted singer Tom Fletcher has revealed being a dad to one-year-old Buzz has helped him beat depression. The singer, who is now expecting a secon...

Clap Your Hands for the Superdad

Jude Coy | Posted 02.11.2015 | UK Parents
Jude Coy

I couldn't survive without my own version of the superdad. I didn't know when I met him that he would be this great but if I had known I'd definitely have paid top dollar for him.

This Dad's DIY Star Wars Halloween Costume For Son In Wheelchair Is Epic

The Huffington Post UK | Amy Packham | Posted 30.10.2015 | UK Parents

A dad has created a seriously impressive DIY Star Wars Halloween costume for his son in a wheelchair. Ryan Miller's son Jeremy has spina bifida, a ...

Dad Lets 4-Year-Old Give Him A Real Tattoo, Result Is Pretty Impressive

The Huffington Post UK | Amy Packham | Posted 28.10.2015 | UK Parents

A brave dad let his four-year-old daughter swap colouring crayons for a tattoo needle and actually give him a real-life, permanent tattoo. The dad ...

For Crying Out Loud

Neil Ransome | Posted 22.10.2015 | UK Parents
Neil Ransome

Sleep had gone from resembling the instructions in the countless books we were given to making his own rules, just because, well, he can. He just wouldn't sleep for very long - apart from if you played him Fleetwood Mac, good taste I guess. But if I hear that bloody Rumours album one more time...

Dad Humiliated After Young Daughter's Loud Penis Remark In Public Loo

The Huffington Post UK | Amy Packham | Posted 22.10.2015 | UK Parents

Any dad of daughters will know that if mum is not around, you'll probably have to take your little one into the toilet with you in public places. W...

Siri Seduced Me

Neil Ransome | Posted 19.10.2015 | UK Parents
Neil Ransome

The relationship went from being my friend to a full blown affair, late night sessions while Tash and the baby slept. Slipping of secretly to the toilet, sat on the throne, paper in one hand, Siri in the other using only the pins and needles as a reminder that i had been in there long enough - Tash hadn't even seen me poop.

Girl Posts Sexy Leg Photo To Facebook, Dad Responds In The Best Way

The Huffington Post UK | Brogan Driscoll | Posted 16.10.2015 | UK Lifestyle

Ladies and gentlemen, we've reached peak dad joke. When one girl posted an alluring photo to Facebook, the last thing she expected was for her dad ...

Dad Finds Brilliant Way To Get His Son To Eat Everything... R Kelly And Lionel Ritchie Remixes

The Huffington Post UK | Amy Packham | Posted 14.10.2015 | UK Parents

A dad has made lunchtime with his son one of the best parts of the day by adding his musical talents into the daily routine. Charles Flartey from N...