Work / Life Balance

In memory of dad – What did he do that you’ll always remember? – Single Dad, Parents Article

What were the special moments dads made with us? Research says that dads react with kids differently from mums. Mums usually nurture in their familiar way. When we reflect in the memory of dad, we realise he played dozens of different games. Dr Peter West explores more. It starts with “Peek a boo, where’s Dad? Here I am!” We tickle, we chuck balls, we play hide and seek. Watch dads at a café play with kids in their care. Of…

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Parental alienation – 1 in 5 suffer ‘dad guilt’ – Single Dad, Parents Article

A new study has revealed what many of us probably knew anyway: dad guilt really is a thing. In fact, dad guilt is the gift that keeps on giving, the cross we increasingly bear. Dads feel guilty when they spend too long at work, at the expense of time with their children, and they feel guilty when they spend too much time at home, to the detriment of their roles as breadwinners. This lose-lose has been confirmed by the new…

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