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Terence Mentor, AfroDaddy

Terence Mentor, AfroDaddy
AfroDaddy, a.k.a. Terence Mentor, is a place for parents, especially dads, to come together and share in the “duality of parenting” – the fact that being a parent can be fantastic, wonderful and beautiful, while simultaneously being exhausting, frustrating and awful. A husband and father to two boys born 18 months apart, AfroDaddy shares his unique view and experiences while opening himself to new experiences, learnings and people.

“…But that’s not faiiiiiirrrr!”

If I had to choose the most annoying thing my kids whine about, it would be when they think something isn’t fair. These people...

Everybody seems to hate January

Everybody seems to hate January and I totally understand why: the overeating and overspending of the festive season have left us feeling fat and...

Change is inevitable, but you can prepare for it

It’s a cliché to say that the only constant is change, but I have found that to be truer since becoming a parent. Obviously when...

4 things that stand out about DryNites Pyjama Pants

We all like to think our little ones are wonderfully smart, very athletic and pretty advanced for their age. But every child, whether they...

How to organise play dates

I am a very lucky man. There are many reasons for this claim, and I don’t want to seem like I’m gloating so I’m going...

Taking on the DryNites challenge

It was probably raining outside because I was wearing a long, brown trench coat and a wide brimmed hat. There were other detectives milling...

The community around you

I am not the most social of people. I’m friendly enough (I assume), but I don’t actively seek to create and build new relationships....

Potty training two little boys

There are many highlights in a parenting journey – the first smile, the first words, the first few steps. Usually, all of these milestones...

Surviving your toddler’s birthday party

A birthday party is a great way for friends and family to gather around a person and celebrate their existence. It is a wonderful,...

How do I tell someone that they can’t hold my baby?

Every few weeks, Julie and I gather a bunch of the questions about Life, the Universe and Parenting that you send our way and do...