Category Archives: Family life

Father’s Day: What Challenges do Dads face in 2011

I asked Catherine to write for us because I knew we would get an honest post. But more than that, I knew it would be thought-provoking and probably quite a difficult read for many. This blog is not afraid of embracing such! I … Continue reading

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Dad Trees!

Can OnlyDads please ask for your help? When we ran our Christmas Tree project  last year the response from mums, dads, and more importantly children, blew us away! On our tree, children were invited to “leave a message for their Dad”. We … Continue reading

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Father’s for Justice: Not what men need!

From the moment we launched OnlyDads (over four years ago) we have faced an ongoing question: what do we think organisations like Father’s 4 Justice have done for men and do we agree with them? Let’s get one thing out … Continue reading

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travelling to see the ex…

OnlyDads gets asked the same question time and time again! The question (in general) goes like this… …my ex sees the children once every other weekend. Why is it always me who does the ferrying round? Shouldn’t she find the money … Continue reading

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Grandads

Priya and Anya’s relationship with my Dad (who passed away two years ago) was always a joy to behold. They both miss him like crazy. From and early age Priya and her Grandad (PomPom) had what can only be described as a … Continue reading

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Bathing your children – when do you stop?

A flurry of Twitter activity this morning has led to this impromptu post – A Dad had contacted OnlyDads to say that he had received an inflammatory letter from his wife’s solicitor (they are getting divorced) accusing him of bathing with … Continue reading

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Men and Children and Trust

When I read this post by Liz Dawes I was a little bit lost for words! I say “lost for words” but in truth it was a momentary loss. I actually applaud Liz for raising this issue. In many ways … Continue reading

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