Monthly Archives: October 2011

What is a Mother’s (Maternal) Bond?

This post arises after some gentle twitter exchanges with my friend Natasha when the expression “mother’s bond” was used. That phrase jumped out at me, and for a few moments I was stopped in my tracks! I think the background to … Continue reading

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Work, Life, and Family Balance: How do Single Parents Manage?

When Paula, aka Fishgoat agreed to write this guest post, it brought with it the promise that one of the hardest issues for single parents would be tackled head-on. At OnlyDads and OnlyMums  we meet and hear from 000’s of single parents. … Continue reading

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Dating Site Profile Pictures – Some Advice

We tought is was about time to offer those looking to find love on OnlyDating some tip-top advice on how to take a good profile picture. We turned to our professional photographer friend Lisa for help… …You never get a … Continue reading

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What to Wear on a First Date (Men)

When we launched our dating service, we were determined to surround it with top advice! We were really pleased when the fashion guru that is Jo Payton decided to help answer that age-old question, what to wear on a first date? Men – take … Continue reading

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What to Wear on a First Date (Women)

When we launched our dating service, we were determined to surround it with top advice! We were really pleased when the fashion guru that is Jo Payton decided to help answer that age-old question, what to wear on a first date? A first date … Continue reading

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Kat and Harjit – “thank you”

A telephone conversation with a Dad this morning went along the lines of…”I appreciate the OnlyDads site and the work you are doing – but the one thing I REALLY like to read is the legal questions and answers on your Panel of … Continue reading

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A Temporary Move to Dads

This morning a question from a Dad dropped into the email box. He needs advice! The situation is as follows: He is divorced. Mum lives 80 miles away with their two children. A boy 14 and a girl 9. Dad visits … Continue reading

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I’m with Billy…

One lunchtime in October 1984, 60 or so students were gathering in a lecture hall ready to start their theology degrees. Dr Francis Watson was going to open proceedings promising a “whistle-stop tour of the man, Jesus”. The course notes indicated Dr … Continue reading

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Things to consider when a child changes home…..

One of the issues that OnlyDads deal with is this question of what you need to do when a child moves home, from one parent to another. I know from my own experience that at such times, dealing with the necessary administration … Continue reading

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Dating Events

When we launched our new on-line dating site, OnlyDating we started to think of ways of supporting this initiative with more “on the ground” type events. Now @onlymums and I have been in discussions about what sort of event might best … Continue reading

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