Category Archives: Putting children first

Two Single Dads and a Former Prostitute!

When Radio 5 were chatting to me about appearing on their Men’s Hour slot I was informed that I would form part of a small panel consisting of another single dad and a woman who had been brought up by … Continue reading

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Dads Dads Dads!

This post contains the simplest of messages. But dads…please take it on board! When you are in the middle of divorce/separation proceedings and wanting to secure regular meaningful contact with your children you have to behave impeccably. The mailbox monster will … Continue reading

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David Cameron and Father’s Day

When David Cameron wrote this in yesterday’s Sunday Telegraph about absent Fathers, the BBC asked OnlyDads to go to a news studio and respond. (a summary of the news item can be found here) As many of you reading this will … Continue reading

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Mums Who Leave Their Children

When Landmark Films approached OnlyDads to ask for our help and support in pulling their documentary together about mums who leave their children, we knew immediately that this would in every sense of the word be a landmark bit of television. 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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