Category Archives: Guest posts

Product of a Single Parent Dad

So, what’s it like being brought up by just your Dad. Here, the wonderful  Alexa offers us her insight…Thank you Alexa – a brilliant guest post 🙂 ******************************************************************************* I recently watched a television programme where the lead characters wore t-shirts which … Continue reading

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Challenges Facing Dads in 2011

On my first day proper on Twitter I followed this man. I did so because he is a dad. Who writes. And had as his Avi a Clash single cover! Apart from one afternoon about a year ago, I haven’t … Continue reading

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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 Challenges in 2011

To celebrate Father’s Day this year we are posting up a series of posts from Dads (and some Mums) all based around the following question “What challenges do dads face in 2011” This our first post, written by @reluctanthousedad will speak … Continue reading

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Parental Alienation

OnlyDads hears the expression “parental alienation” every single day. Here we have a description from Charlotte Friedman which is nothing less than frightening! ****************************************************************************  A few years ago, whilst I was still a Barrister, I represented a mother in a residence … Continue reading

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Every Parent’s Nightmare: International Parental Child Abduction

We are pleased to have family law expert Jane from Devon-based law firm Hartnell Chanot explain to us  in simple English some important aspects of Child Abduction. ************************************************************************* “Child abduction”, may sound dramatic, but due to the increase in family … Continue reading

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Weekend Dad

It was on Boxing Day 2009 that I popped into the OnlyDads Office to pick up the inevitable “Christmas crisis” calls. When I got there the ‘phone was ringing; on the other end was a Dad who (crying) told me … Continue reading

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When did being a bad husband get translated into you’re a bad dad?

It is hard for OnlyDads to introduce this article. In many ways it speaks for itself. It is brave and caring and honest. It does demonstrate that family break-up is seldom easy. We are always honoured to post articles from … Continue reading

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Grandparents and Family Law

The OnlyDads office is frequently talking to Grandparents concerned that they no longer get to see their Grandchilren. So it is with much gratitude that we thank Hunters and  Jo Carr-West in particular for this well written and valuable article on Grandparents … Continue reading

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CSA – a way forward?

The proposed changes to the CSA have given rise to a number of questions and concerns from single parents across the UK. When we first mentioned the CSA on our blog, the response was huge (read that article here) Now, Beki … Continue reading

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