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The home of father-friendly news, thoughts and creative insights from FNS and our guest bloggers. Let us know what you think – and if you’ve got an idea for a blog post you’d like to write for us, get in touch with FNS!

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Watching Dads in Xmas Ads

As the first big Christmas adverts hit our screens, PROF DAVID MARSHALL hopes for more nuanced portrayals of fathers at the heart of the home.

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Dad-friendly Schools Resources Launched!

How do you make a school father-inclusive? Help is at hand with new resources from Fathers Network Scotland, Dadswork, Prestonpans Infant School and University of Edinburgh.

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New Project: Ask Dad

The Ask Dad project will help Scottish dads to respond better to their children's health queries by running workshops and information sharing sessions addressing risk-taking and health and wellbeing.

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How Separated Parents can #DadUp

FAMILIES NEED FATHERS SCOTLAND explains why the #DadUp initiative can offer crucial support for non-resident parents.

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Funding for Dads' projects!

Do you work with dads of young children? Would you like funding to extend your work in that direction? Here’s an exciting opportunity for you or your organisation.One of the most exciting...

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DadUp your Workplace Survey

Dads! Have you made request to your employer to work in a more family-friendly way? Can you spare 5 minutes to complete our online survey? We really want to hear from you.

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Father's Day Survey 2017: What you told us

SCOTLAND'S dads want an equal responsibility in caring for their children and are increasingly sharing roles once stereotyped as women’s work, according to Fathers Network Scotland’s dads survey.

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Meet the future of fatherhood

By becoming the kind of role-model he never had, and pushing for the win-win of father-friendly employment, David Early embodies the spirit behind Fathers Network Scotland’s #DadUp campaign.

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How we dreamed up #DadUp

Fathers Network Scotland's new #DadUp campaign came from an idea by students at Napier University. JAMES YATES & SILVIA CUTRERA explain how their winning slogan was born…

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Year of the Dad wins Award!

Year of the Dad campaign has been named as the winner of the PRCA's 2017 Dare Award for the charity/not-for-profit sector

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