Ian Dinwiddy from Inspiring Dads sat down with James Frith I asked him how he juggles his responsibilities as a father of 4, husband and MP representing Bury North.
Exhaustion and learning to priortise being present
It’s the social media storm of the week, but what does Gillette’s advert say about modern day masculinity?
What little steps could you make to improve your work life balance?
Dads want to spend more time with their children. It’s time to normalise flexible working for Men.
Shared Parental Leave has the potential to deliver superb benefits for Dads, Mums and Society. It’s time to get properly behind it.
The future has a habit of rushing up on you. It’s time to decide what you really want it to look like.
*You have a choice
*Don’t wait for rock bottom
*Identify what you what, be honest.
Women struggle with maternity leave, huge numbers of men want to be involved in raising their children and everyone’s mental health would benefit.
So why aren’t we talking more about Men’s flexible working?!
When Men use their power and voice to seek out and achieve flexible working they want, it normalises it for everyone, with profound benefits for everyone’s well being and the gender pay gap.
You want to get your work life balance sorted, but it can be tough to know how to do it!
If either you or your family are dissatisfied with your work life balance, don’t wait until you are at rock bottom before you make a change.
Despite what the Daily Mail says - Jamie Oliver isn’t ‘just’ a weekend Dad.
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You don’t need to face your work life balance alone
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Taking action on your work life balance - international sportsman style
Why does Inspiring Dads Ltd exist?
It’s not just about you succeeding….
Time away from the kids is vital - even if you have to ride out the guilt.
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Do you wonder if your family think it is all worth it?
Spending time with your family is the cornerstone of the type of dad you want to be.
Sometimes you need to save ‘Yes’ for the really important things, giving you the time and space to do them justice.
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