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Avenir Consulting Why care? Podcast : Visible Fathering

Privileged to take part in Nadia Nagamootoo, Avenir Consulting Services Why Care? Podcast. Have a listen! “In this episode Yash shares his story on how he was a pioneer in his company to make use of the UK shared parental leave policy introduced in 2015 and how his organisation reacted to it. Yash likes to make a point that his active and… Read More »Avenir Consulting Why care? Podcast : Visible Fathering

THERE’S NOT MUCH I CAN DO’: ELON MUSK ADMITS GRIMES DOES MAJORITY OF CHILDCARE FOR TWO-MONTH OLD SON

‘Babies are just eating and pooping machines, you know?’ says Tesla billionaire. Elon Musk has said that his partner, Grimes, has a “much bigger role” in caring for their two-month-old son, X Æ A-Xii. Speaking to The New York Times, the Tesla CEO said that babies “are just eating and pooping machines”. Right now there’s not much I can do,” he added. “Grimes… Read More »THERE’S NOT MUCH I CAN DO’: ELON MUSK ADMITS GRIMES DOES MAJORITY OF CHILDCARE FOR TWO-MONTH OLD SON

Chit Chat with Nadia Nagamootoo

A great chat with Nadia Nagamootoo, Founder and CEO of Avenir Consulting who has over 15 years’ in business – advising, consulting, coaching and facilitating leadership and discussions with companies across industries and sectors. I really enjoyed my first podcast with Nadia! We chat about How Nadia got into championing fatherhood and male equality The challenges fathers face to be… Read More »Chit Chat with Nadia Nagamootoo

Now Is the Perfect Time to Lower the Parenting Bar

If there is one thing this Covid-19 chaos could achieve, its a total change to working culture and parenting. Merging working from home and parenting has it challenges. Now is the time to embrace what work-from-home parents learned long ago — it’s not about winning; it’s about striving for the bronze.  Credit to The Cut By: Kimberly Harrington I’ve worked… Read More »Now Is the Perfect Time to Lower the Parenting Bar

Meet the tribe where fathers suckle infants

Covid-19 could permanently shift working patterns as companies forced to embrace remote working by the pandemic find that their employees do not want to return to the office once the closures are lifted. Working culture could change with an opportunity for more real hands on parenting while managing work commitments by embracing more flexible working rather than traditional working hours.… Read More »Meet the tribe where fathers suckle infants

Mothers shouldn’t be grateful their husbands help

When mothers feel lucky to have any help at all, it’s an impediment to the elusive goal of equity in the home I’ve spent the past year interviewing married or cohabiting heterosexual mothers across the United States about the distribution of child-care labor in their home. Most of them did the lion’s share of the work and were angry with… Read More »Mothers shouldn’t be grateful their husbands help

A children’s book from 1983 which really made me think. What was depicted was actually the opposite

Over the weekend my son (who has recently learned how to walk and say Peppa, Dog, Chicken and Cat) picked up a pile of books and handed them over to me to read. The book he selected was a 1983 book titled Gorilla by Anthony Browne. The first page immediately caught my attention. Hannah’s love for Gorillas is described but… Read More »A children’s book from 1983 which really made me think. What was depicted was actually the opposite