This is for you Daddies out there. By now your under-fives will be bored of their new toys or have broken them, and their exhausted mother will whisper, “Why don’t you ask Daddy to play?” Next you’re looking at their little faces, and them at you, wondering what to do. Here are a few ideas to get you playing. The… Read More »Fun with Father
The vital importance of the mother’s role in raising children is universally acknowledged, as are the benefits for boys of having a male role-model at home or at school.
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
“When I told them about my decision, most of them laughed it off as a joke. After they realised I was serious, I would be repeatedly asked if I could manage the kids or if I was really going to do the housework. It was unthinkable for many.” They wake up early to prepare breakfast. Hustling with the speeding hands… Read More »This Stay-At-Home Mumbai Father is Challenging Gender Roles For Good!
I am grateful to be invited to CIPDs (Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development) focus group for Dads. The overall purpose of the session is to deepen CIPD’s understanding of the particular issues faced by Dad’s in order to inform their future work. A summary of the focus group discussion will be shared around Father’s Day. Who are CIPD? Championing… Read More »Papa Penguin invited to take part in CIPD Dad Focus Group
Back when my first kid was a baby, I was stroller-schlepping him around town one drizzly day when a little old lady came over. I figured we were in for a pleasant, coochy-coochy-coo. But Grandma was pissed. “Baby’s toes are getting wet!” she scolded me. “He’ll get pneumonia! Where’s baby’s mommy?!” In retrospect, I could have told her that baby’s… Read More »The Sizzling Life: Stay-at-Home Dad Dan Zevin
Announcement ! Papa Penguin are proud to partner with award winning arts company Nutkhut. Lifelong creativity and curiosity are at the heart of the companies work. In 2020 we will share new ways in which to promote, encourage and nurture curiosity and creativity in the outdoors, between children and parents. We are very excited by this collaboration for 2020. Yash… Read More »Nutkhut & Papa Penguin 2020 Partnership
I am a very involved dad who loves to spend time with his baby daughter, so when I realized I could take up to 10 weeks of fully paid shared parental leave, it was a no brainer. Together with my wife, we decided to first go for a long 5-week trip to the USA, and then for her to go… Read More »Travelling with a baby is a unique experience and I could write a book about it
My perception of what fatherhood should entail, stemmed largely from my late Father’s ways of parenting
It must be said that the world began to radically change for Fathers at least, with the social, economic and technical advances of the 20th century, especially in the modernist west. This no doubt, impacted the structure and function of the family, with a consequent shift in the authority of the father. A father’s influence was increasingly seen as minor, even negligible, and… Read More »My perception of what fatherhood should entail, stemmed largely from my late Father’s ways of parenting