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The Dad Test ft. Matt Coyne – a.k.a. Man vs. Baby

Sound the new feature klaxon! In a bid to assess the ‘dadliness’ of celebrity dads and big-name dad bloggers, I’ve created a fun, new Q&A called The Dad Test. Stepping up to the plate in week four: best-selling author of the hilarious parenting book Dummy*, writer of the recently released (and also hilarious) book Man vs. Toddler and hugely popular blogger Matt Coyne – a.k.a. Man vs. Baby.

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Parenting debate: Could a man cope with the pain of labour?

Father Hood experiences the pain of labour
Father Hood experiences the pain of labour

Good afternoon and welcome to Father Hood’s big parenting debate. It’s a little like a pub debate, only instead of considering whether Messi is a better footballer than Ronaldo or trying to agree on the best box set ever (The Wire, no contest), I’m endeavouring to answer one of parenting’s biggest talking points. Namely: could a man cope with the pain of labour?

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Dad fashion: 5 things I learned from being The Sunday Times Style’s Badly Dressed Man

Photograph of Stuart Hood as The Sunday Times Style's Badly Dressed Man. Photo credit: Robert Harper
Father Hood after his dad fashion makeover. Photograph by Robert Harper for The Sunday Times Style. Styling by Jessica Punter. Grooming by Kristopher Smith at Terri Manduca.

I’m not going to lie. When I applied to be The Sunday Times Style magazine’s Badly Dressed Man, I was hoping to be rejected on the basis of “already being pretty on-trend”.

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