STORIES & ARTICLES

February 28, 2017

10 Responses To The Phrase “Man Up”

Man up. It teaches us men to suppress our emotions. We learn that feelings and the display of emotions aren't "manly traits"​.
February 23, 2017

Stop Telling Your Kids They Are Not Doing It Right

“You’re not doing it right”, the perennial catch-cry of domineering fathers to their inexperienced sons. The implication of this throw-away line is that dad’s always right- but hang on, what if there was another way to do it?
February 20, 2017

What Is A Real Man And Does He Exist?

Through the eighties, nineties, and into the noughties, more and more un-manly things became mainstream.The macho world was changing at a great speed and there was no way for the "real man" to get off the ride
February 13, 2017

Hi Bored, I’m Dad

Hi Bored, I'm Dad.... a journey punctuated by wit, wackiness and irreverence can make parenting- and life, ultimately more worth living.
February 7, 2017

10 Tips For New Dads To Help Manage Their Mental Health

We had a beautiful healthy boy. We were so lucky. So why did I start feeling depressed again? Do blokes even get the baby blues? Am I the only one? Parenthood is a bit of a paradox. It can be the happiest time of your life, but at the same time the most challenging.
February 6, 2017

Captain Of Our Own Titanic: The Importance Of Men Looking After Their Lives

There is little doubt that society needs to get engaged in a more real and honest conversation about the male stereotype we have created. Captain of Our Own Titanic.
January 31, 2017

Cracking The Lid On Bottled Emotions

In the time that followed my dad's death, those feelings of loss, hurt and anger bottled up in me. I was like a ticking time bomb. I would want to cry, but I kept suppressing those emotions. No one needed to know I was hurting. No one needed to see me cry. Men don't cry.