Jul 3, 2021
In this episode (sponsored by Aviva), I speak to Andrew
Cunningham. Andrew is a dad of four who works for Aviva. HIs
youngest child was born last year and he took six, paid months off
work to be with his family following the birth.
All Aviva employees in the UK are entitled to six months paid leave following the...
Jun 23, 2021
Prior to the COVID-19 pandemic, Dan Rutstein was a full-time
working dad of two. His job involved regular international travel
and he was away from home a night or two a week.
When Coronavirus came to town, he found himself out of a job. His wife, meanwhile, had just landed a role that meant she could support the...
May 14, 2021
This is the first of
two episodes exploring what it's like to be a stay at home dad. On
this occasion, I speak to father of four Simon Kettlewell, stay at
home dad (SAHD). Simon is also the author of the superb SAHD
drama Eternity Leave.
Simon has been the main carer of his kids for over 20 years. We talk about what...
Apr 15, 2021
Matthew Wright is a well-known journalist and broadcaster. He
and his wife have Amelia have an amazing daughter called Cassady.
Becoming parents, however, involved a long, challenging IVF journey
and I felt honoured that Matthew was happy to share it with
As we chatted, we also discussed Matthew's mental health....
Mar 16, 2021
Mark Williams has just had a film made about his life and what a
life it is. He had his first panic attack as his son was
being born. He went on to have a breakdown and was diagnosed with
ADHD as an adult. These experiences spurred Mark on to become a
prolific mental health campaigner.
We talk about the many mental...