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1902, 2024

Talking to Your Child About Dating

By |February 19th, 2024|

Conversations about relationships, dating, and intimacy need to start early (probably around the age of eight years). These chats need to happen so we can educate our children about how to have healthy relationships.

1302, 2024
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Leaving a Legacy as a Single Father

By |February 13th, 2024|

Just because your circumstances have changed doesn’t mean you can’t still leave a strong legacy to your children. In fact, you may have an even greater opportunity now. Adversity, if approached right, can reap great rewards.

1202, 2024
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Life Hacks You’ll Love

By |February 12th, 2024|

These are the simple ‘I can’t believe I didn’t think of that myself’ solutions to life’s little problems. Here are my top ten favourite life hacks that have literally changed my life!

902, 2024
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Making Memories

By |February 9th, 2024|

Since 2004, Dads4Kids founder Warwick Marsh and a fantastic team of volunteers have hosted the annual Dads4Kids Fun Camp. As the name suggests, it’s all about dads and their kids camping together and having fun.

2501, 2024
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Keep Celebrating!

By |January 25th, 2024|

I’ll be forever grateful my parents facilitated the celebration of special days like Australia Day for my siblings and me. If you can, make sure you celebrate special days with your family and friends, too.

1901, 2024
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Dad Time Improves School Success

By |January 19th, 2024|

A new study from Leeds University in the UK reveals that fathers engaging in interactive activities with their children, such as reading and playing, significantly improve their kids’ primary school performance.

1601, 2024
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Children That Belong to Other Men

By |January 16th, 2024|

I don’t think God’s plan stipulated that children were supposed to live apart from their fathers – but this is what’s happening all over the world. So, I wrote a poem that I hope will raise awareness of this injustice, that I hope will make a change.

1501, 2024
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Bath Quality Time

By |January 15th, 2024|

This really highlighted for me the simplicity of quality time with our kids. Building memories and relationships with our kids can be very budget-friendly and therapeutic.

1201, 2024
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More Big Boxes

By |January 12th, 2024|

As a dad now for (almost) 16 years, I’m continuously amazed at how much curiosity and creativity my daughters possess. One of our critical roles as dads is to foster and facilitate this curiosity and creativity as much as possible.

201, 2024
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Family Law Court: Trial by Fire

By |January 2nd, 2024|

Due to the inaction of the Family Court in enforcing court orders and punishing contravention of court orders, they have aided the parental alienation and psychological abuse which my sons are experiencing from their mother.

2112, 2023
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A Very Squishy Christmas

By |December 21st, 2023|

Singing these two carols to Squish has helped me think about Christmas through the eyes of a child for the first time in decades. And it’s a beautiful thing.

1412, 2023
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5 Ways Children Are a Blessing

By |December 14th, 2023|

There’s no doubt that being a dad is hard. But it’s also true that the best parts of this life often require struggles equal to the joy they bring. The reality is, even those struggles shape us in beautiful ways. Here are five ways children are a blessing.

812, 2023
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The Gift of Music

By |December 8th, 2023|

Dads, if you can, do your best to choose the positive for your kids. Lead them, in love, towards the Light. Seek out the better way, and hopefully, you might even discover some great music on the journey.

712, 2023
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The Art of Laughter

By |December 7th, 2023|

As a new dad, I have to say the funnest first of all has been seeing our baby laugh. I have been addicted to her silly little giggle ever since. Laughter is a payoff for life’s drudgeries. And it is an essential ingredient for a strong and healthy family life.


The Daily Dad is a forum for Dads to be able to express themselves and encourage other dads. Mothers write articles as well. The opinions of the various writers are not necessarily the opinion of Dads4Kids. Read More

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