Employed fathers are paid £140 a week for any time they take off with their child during the 2 weeks of paterntity leave that is availble. Employed mothers can access 6 weeks maternity leave at 90% of their salary, but fathers cannot. Studies show that involved dads raise happier and healthier children, who have improvedContinue reading “Sign the petition for better parental leave for dads!”
To mark International Women’s Day, Better Daddies started a petition for dads to pledge to help gender equality by doing a fair share of childcare and household responsibilities. Greater involvement of fathers in childcare is good for women and gender equality. It will mean that the burden of childcare is more evenly shared between parents,Continue reading “Sign the Better Daddies pledge to help gender equality!”
I have always fancied my ability to cook up a meal for a special occaision but since my daughter started on solids, my reportoire of day-to-day cooking has expanded beyond ready meals and pasta. Here are my five favourite meals for toddlers, which fortunately my daughter doesn’t mind either! These are not the haute cuisineContinue reading “My 5 favourite meals for toddlers”
Help dads be better dads
The role of fathers in society is changing. But more needs to be done to help them do more childcare children and take on more household responsibilities. Please sign the Better Daddies Charter for more action to help dads be better dads.