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A highly entertaining plea for men to become great dads... An engaging manifesto: proof that dads can be capable and caring when it comes to babies --Oliver James, broadcaster, child psychologist and author of 'How Not to F*** Them Up' and 'Love Bombing'
Gideon Burrows perceptively and powerfully takes on the last taboo in childcare, challenging the very foundations of the contemporary debate about parenting. --Duncan Fisher OBE, co-founder of The Fatherhood Institute and Dad.info
Witty and honest. A wake-up call for all new parents. --Hello! magazine
Men can do it and we need to talk about that more. A very timely book. --Fiona Millar, author of The Secret World of the Working Mother
Gideon Burrows is a writer and involved father. He didn't realise other men didn't do an equal role in childcare, until it was too late to change. Just like his wife, he spends half the working week looking after their children. Gideon has written a number of books on charity communication and the arms trade. He has also worked as a freelance and staff journalist for The Guardian, Third Sector, Community Care, The New Statesman, New Start and Municipal Journal. He has written for hundreds of charities, working on their websites, newsletters, fundraising materials and annual reports.
I would recommend that all parents read this book. As the author admits it is aimed at 'middle class parents' which is slightly annoying as you can tell the author has fewer money... Read morePublished 19 months ago by Amazon Customer
Having just had our second daughter I wasn't sure if I'd find time to read a book but this has been an inspiration over the last few weeks. Read morePublished on 17 Sept. 2013 by Kate
From a females perspective I found this book very enlightening, particularly as my husband & I share our child's care. Read morePublished on 22 Aug. 2013 by Maria
This book is an absolute must read for men, I commute to work on a very busy route and this book had me laughing out loud but also shed a few tears. Read morePublished on 30 July 2013 by Mr. Sc Dean
Just finished reading this book. It is a positively shocking eye opener on the realities of fatherhood. Read morePublished on 13 July 2013 by jr
This book made me really think about the glass ceiling and hopeful that there is a better way to break it. Read morePublished on 11 July 2013 by Irene Amadi
An unexpectedly touching love story of a man who realises that he has the option to take a back seat approach to childcare or to be as hands-on as he likes, and that society does... Read morePublished on 25 Jun. 2013 by Sarah
I really enjoyed this book and have bought several copies for friends. It articulates far better than I could the drawbacks of our gendered society, and about why men and women in... Read morePublished on 20 Jun. 2013 by Rach