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The Dad Test ft. Yule Times

Sound the must-read feature klaxon! In a bid to assess the ‘dadliness’ of celebrity dads and popular dad bloggers, I’ve created a fun Q&A called the Dad Test. Stepping up to the plate in week seven: nursery worker, Baby Shark aficionado and popular parent blogger Yule Times.

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Are parents subconsciously sexist?

It started with a kiss. Not really. This week, the Bubster’s pre-school gymnastics class began with a light-hearted warm-up that included running around in a circle. As the kids were jogging into each other, I noticed something rather interesting. Namely: that my son was the only boy in the class of 14 three and four-year-olds, making the session 93% female and 7% male.

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Playing golf with a toddler – the truth, the whole truth and nothing but the truth

My name is Father Hood and I have been playing golf with my toddler once a week for the past six-eight months. It’s an activity that I love for three reasons. First, we do some real dad-son bonding. Second, I tend to get some great material for my Instagram feed. Third, the deli sandwich Topgolf sells is DE-LIC-IOUS.

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Boys will be boys: Father-Hood’s response to the Gillette advert

Have you seen Gillette’s We Believe: The Best Men Can Be advert yet? If you haven’t, it’s embedded lower down this article, so scroll down and take a look. If you have, you’ll know that it’s a modern marketing masterclass that has caused quite the social media storm, with one side praising its brave stance against toxic masculinity, and the other slamming it for fuelling β€œthe current pathetic global assault on masculinity”.

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