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The Incredible Stopover - An Incredible Trip With My Incredible Dad

Yolanda Copes-Stepney | Posted 02.07.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Yolanda Copes-Stepney

I love Iceland; the North Atlantic Island is a land of breathtaking but savage beauty with mountains, volcanoes, glaciers and black beaches; perfect for my dad who spent much of his life as a part-time photographer, while working full time in computing.

Father Asks For Advice After His 9-Year-Old Started Looking At Porn

The Huffington Post UK | Amy Packham | Posted 02.07.2015 | UK Parents

A father of a nine-year-old girl posted on Reddit to seek advice from other parents after he found out his nine-year-old daughter was looking up sex o...

Grumpy Dad Takes on Teachers

Ashley Beolens | Posted 25.06.2015 | UK Parents
Ashley Beolens

I know I'm a grumpy old sod and that there are many, many things that really get on my nerves or bug me in ways you cannot comprehend but one that is really up there is teachers, who we must remember are huge influences on our young children's minds, that have a poor grasp of grammar, bad enunciation and a poor grasp of the English language.

Dad Terms and Conditions

Al Ferguson | Posted 23.06.2015 | UK Parents
Al Ferguson

No-one ever reads the terms and conditions of anything anymore... And we have no idea what we're signing up to... Being a dad is no different!!! It's just like reading all those other Terms and Conditions, you have no idea what you're signing up to but you still just click "I Agree" ... or as I like to put it, you just click "Aaahh, I wish I'd never..."

Dads Are Not Just for Father's Day

Mandy Garner | Posted 22.06.2015 | UK Parents
Mandy Garner

Father's Day is all done and dusted for another year. The card shops have moved on and all those surveys of what dads want have been published. Last week saw the usual plethora of polls and research published about dads at work.

The Best Father's Day Photos From Celebrity Dads

The Huffington Post UK | Amy Packham | Posted 22.06.2015 | UK Parents

Many of us spent Father's Day celebrating how pretty great our dads - and our children's dads - were. And in celeb-world, it was no different. ...

A Father Is for Life, Not Just for Sports Day

Andrew Saunders | Posted 19.06.2015 | UK Parents
Andrew Saunders

In 2007 the most downloaded image of fatherhood was a dad playing football with his son. That undoubtedly reinforces the stereotype and is now beginning to feel a little clichéd, it comes as no surprise then that the most downloaded image of a father in 2015 shows a dad reading a tablet with his daughter.

5 Things Feminist Dads Want You To Know

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | Posted 19.06.2015 | UK Lifestyle

Fatherhood and feminism: when you combine the two, you get something really, really special. To mark HuffPost UK Lifestyle's month of Celebrating ...

Experts Explain Why We Need To Urgently Address Postnatal Depression In Men

The Huffington Post UK | Amy Packham | Posted 19.06.2015 | UK Parents

A new study has revealed more than a third of new fathers are worried about their mental health and experiencing postnatal depression (PND). But, ...

These Men Reminisce About Their Old-School Dad Jokes

The Huffington Post UK | Amy Packham | Posted 19.06.2015 | UK Parents

For some reason, all dads are capable of telling those cringe-worthy, not-funny-but-you-still-laugh jokes when you were younger. This video hits th...

The Importance of Fathers Day

Susan Leigh | Posted 19.06.2015 | UK Parents
Susan Leigh

Fathers Day will soon be upon us and with many homes having an interesting array of father figures and male role models, Fathers Day can be a time of mixed emotions. Let's use the opportunity to reflect on some of the qualities we might hope to find in a good father figure.

What Does Being a Father Mean to You?

Shirley Palmer | Posted 19.06.2015 | UK Parents
Shirley Palmer

If you still have a Dad embrace it, learn from his wisdom, show him the love and the respect and give him some of your time. Memories cannot be recreated and with time our most valuable asset share it and share it well with those you love.

Dads Don't Do Enough To Encourage Their Daughters To Play Football, Says FA

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | Posted 19.06.2015 | UK Lifestyle

There's no denying football has long been considered a father-son sport. We figured that in 2015, daughters would be starting to share the football...

Dad Loses Six Stone So He Could Ride Rollercoasters With Son

SWNS | Posted 18.06.2015 | UK Parents

A dad who lost six stone in just over a year said his primary motivation was wanting to ride the rollercoasters with his son at Disneyland Paris. ...

16 Inspirational Quotes About Dads For Father's Day

The Huffington Post UK | Amy Packham | Posted 22.06.2015 | UK Parents

Father's Day is coming up which calls for many of us to tell our dads just how much we love them. To give you a bit of inspiration behind the speci...

Daddy Swans Can Raise Their Kids Too

Simon Ragoonanan | Posted 18.06.2015 | UK Parents
Simon Ragoonanan

I've been home with my daughter since she was six months old, but despite having a stay-at-home dad for most of her life, she still defaults to the assumption that the adult looking after their children must be the mother.

This Transgendered Dad Doesn't Want a Card on Father's Day

Emma Flowers | Posted 18.06.2015 | UK Parents
Emma Flowers

The greeting card industry is ever resourceful to take into account societal changes. There are "you are just like a Father to me" cards, for example. The Transgendered Dad one seems though, for the moment, to have defeated them.

Heartwarming Video Of Fathers And Adult Children Telling Each Other How They Feel

The Huffington Post UK | Amy Packham | Posted 18.06.2015 | UK Parents

Why is it so hard sometimes to voice how much we really love our family? Ten fathers and their children were asked to participate in a short video ...

A Few Fancy Father's Day Gift Ideas

Sarah McGiven | Posted 17.06.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Sarah McGiven

My brothers and I are going in for my dad's gifts and this year I've decided not add on any freestyle element after a number of recent, let's just say 'Pinterest fails' in the DIY gift-giving department.

'Believe In Yourself' Dads Impart Words Of Wisdom

The Huffington Post UK | Amy Packham | Posted 22.06.2015 | UK Parents

This inspiring video shows dads recalling the words of wisdom they've give their children over the years... and they have some seriously good pieces o...

Kanye West Isn't Immune To Dad Exhaustion - Power Naps At North's Bday Party

The Huffington Post UK | Amy Packham | Posted 17.06.2015 | UK Parents

Kanye West couldn't resist a power nap during a Frozen sing-along at his daughter's birthday in Disneyland, but unfortunately for him it was caught on...

Fabulous Fathers' Day!

Joanna Cates | Posted 17.06.2015 | UK Parents
Joanna Cates

Even a generation ago fathers were relatively absent from the home. Women of my mother's generation look at me wistfully when my husband sits down at the table and invents a game to encourage our three year old to finish her fish fingers, or tells me he's taking our five year old swimming.

This Is What It's Like To Be A Dad In 2015

The Huffington Post UK | Amy Packham | Posted 22.06.2015 | UK Parents

The father-child relationship has changed. Why? Because dads want to be more involved in their children's lives; dads are getting longer paternity...

Dads Matter UK Perinatal Mental Health Launch Fathers Day

Mark Williams | Posted 16.06.2015 | UK Parents
Mark Williams

Dads Matter UK is suggesting that the health service needs to develop a process for the screening and detecting of PND in fathers. As many fathers, the figures suggest, suffer with PND post birth of the child.

This Video Of Men Finding Out They're Going To Be Dads Will Make You Cry

The Huffington Post UK | Sophie Brown | Posted 16.06.2015 | UK Parents

Warning: this video will make you cry like a baby. Dove Men+Care has released this heartwarming video of men finding out they're going to be dads ...