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Mother’s Day this weekend. That’s a good day to talk about dads.
The Fatherhood Institute highlighted we way we look at dads recently. The debate raging on their Facebook page followed a story on the Telegraph website, Why are men on TV always such fools?
I’ve been talking a lot about fatherhood lately, making a contribution to The Fathers, a project by the Manchester-based photographer Rebecca Lupton.
The images and story speak for themselves. Read my entry at The Fathers.
I was subsequently invited on Men’s Hour on BBC Radio 5 Live to discuss the practicalities of shared parenting and later penned a piece for the Telegraph Men website – Are single dads more attractive than other men.
The coverage had a positive reaction on Twitter, including:
@atkinsondavid @BBCMensHour Beautiful pictures and lovely words x
— David Owens (@asoundreaction) March 30, 2014
RT @atkinsondavid: Catch up on my take on shared #parenting from @BBCMensHour last night. Scroll to 36 mins (ends 41) and tweet your…
— MumsandDadsNet (@mums_dads) April 1, 2014
What are your experiences of fatherhood and shared parenting? And did I represent the issues fairly in these posts?
Share your thoughts below.
* All photos copyright Rebecca Lupton
Interesting, and uplifting words