The Good, The Bad and The Daddy
Matthew Savides, AKA The Daddy, started his blog shortly after the birth of his daughter in 2016. He writes comical reviews on children's cartoons, advice columns for new dads and incredibly honest accounts of the mistakes he has made as a first time parent. If your child is a devoted fan of the Teletubbies or Peppa Pig, this blog should be your go-to. Matthew also writes for TimesLIVE, Times Select and occasionally the Sunday Times.
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The Don Father
Don Dinnematin is father to a three-year-old daughter and another on the way. He is also the creator of the #IncludeDads initiative. The campaign aims to have "Moms and Tots" parking signs at shopping centres changed to include dads. Over and above this, Don is a brand ambassador for #CarSeatFullStop, helping to raise awareness of the importance of car seats.
Mike Said is a proud single dad, marketer, public speaker and 'part time adrenaline junky'. His blog offers moms and dads of older children a helping hand. All in all, Mike's blog posts are reflections of his experience as a single father to a pre-teen girl. He frequently dedicates sweet posts to her, too.
The Dad Coach
Craig Wilkinson is the ultimate go to guy for advice on being a dad. The author of "Dad - How to be the Father your Children Need'' and "It’s a Dad!", seasoned motivational speaker Craig offers pearls of dad wisdom on his blog page. He is also the founder of Father a Nation (FAN), an NPO which works to heal men of toxic masculinity. Although Craig's two children are nearing adulthood and have recently left the nest, he nonetheless offers helpful tips and tricks for first time parents in his writings and videos.
Afro Daddy Terence Mentor is probably the most well-known South African daddy blogger. His two boys, born eighteen months apart, are often the inspiration behind his witty YouTube videos and blog posts. Terence has explained that the purpose of Afro Daddy is to celebrate the 'duality of parenting' - the fantastic, wonderful moments of parenthood, as well as the screaming awful ones. And, that's exactly what he does in his blog, as he embraces all the highs and the lows of being a 21st century parent.
The Dad Dude
The Dad Dude Terran Williams is father to four boys and a girl! Talk about true dedication to the dad cause. In his writings, he explains the decisions behind having five kids, how each child got their name and his journey to becoming the best dad he can be. His wife, Julie, also regularly contributes to the blog, so you are basically getting two-for-one parenting advice. Terran's posts are heartfelt and honest, never shying away from even the most difficult of parenting topics.
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Two Dads and a Kid
Two Dads and a Kid is a joint venture by adoptive dads, Manii and Darren. While Manii writes about lifestyle events, food and parenting, Darren's corner features motor reviews and fitness tips. Their blog page also includes helpful LGBTQ+ friendly adoption resources and advice for parents caring for differently abled children. Two Dads and a Kid is a wonderful reading and sharing platform for out-of-the-box type families.