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Paternity leave extended to ‘uncles’

The government is extending the popular paternity leave scheme, which allows fathers to take time off to look after new born babies, to uncles, including the obscure ones with Tourette’s that no-one wants to talk about and not just the biological ones.

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Posted: Apr 24th, 2014
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Fathers unable to bond with their kids without shared Star Wars knowledge

A study of young parents has revealed that new fathers are unable to relate to their children without a shared knowledge of the Star Wars universe.

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Posted: Apr 19th, 2014
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Banner on bypass ‘probably not best way to come out’, admits gay dad

‘I was trying to be open and honest with my teenage daughter, and what could be more open and honest than proclaiming my sexuality in two-foot high, day-glo letters at the roundabout by her school?’

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Posted: Dec 2nd, 2011
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Man mistakes chasing his children up the stairs shouting ‘Raarrr!!!’ for parenting

'dads get tired too'A father from Solihull has encountered a barrage of criticism after his long-suffering wife revealed that ‘chasing the children up the stairs on all fours going ‘Raarrr!!!’ every evening’ was his sole contribution to their upbringing. The nightly routine – which Dan Hurrell, 37, described as, ‘Just a bit of fun, that’s all’ – has, after six years, finally driven his wife, Debbie, to breaking point.

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Posted: Sep 29th, 2011
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God’s not as bad as a drink driver, says Archbishop

‘Well, although I concede that God abandoned his Son, that doesn’t make him as bad as a drink driver. We all have to make sacrifices sometimes. God is not a bad dad.’

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Posted: Jun 20th, 2011
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