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811, 2022

What Pixar Taught Me About Dreams

By |November 8th, 2022|

We all have dreams: to start a business… volunteer in a third-world country… write a book… Dreams are important. And then God answered: Write this. Write what you see. Write it out in big block letters so that it can be read on the run. – Habakkuk 2:2 (The Message) ...

2307, 2021

Dad-life is a Verb

By |July 23rd, 2021|

Dad-life involves both being and doing. In a word, fatherhood is a vocation. The Latin equivalent is vocare -- “to call.” Dad-life is therefore a “calling.” It’s much more than just another job. https://youtu.be/Eor3779ECFI For sure, fatherhood is full-time work. We’re required to be on the scene until the ...

2107, 2021
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Being a Father in a Child’s World

By |July 21st, 2021|

Today, Chris and Guy answer the question: what is really involved in being a father in a child’s world? Episode #31 of Real Talk 4 Real Men. When you became a daddy, did you think that being a father was something just so natural, you didn’t really need to think ...

1907, 2021
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How to Cope with Change – Part 5

By |July 19th, 2021|

At last, the tools to help you cope with change. Get them here in this feature-rich podcast: part 5 of Thrive Through Change. Do you struggle to cope with change? Are you trying to battle through change in your life and not really coping? In part 5, we round off ...

1607, 2021
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Freedom From the Fear of Failing — New Fathers and Navy Seals

By |July 16th, 2021|

Editor's Note: This is a profoundly real and self-revelatory article for those fathers who are grappling with the deeper issues of fatherhood. Full congratulations to Rod Lampard for sharing his journey with us. This is a case of strong meat for strong men. ___ “You’re just like your father.” This ...

1007, 2021
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3 Ways Time-Poor Dads Can Spend More Time with Their Kids

By |July 10th, 2021|

There is a truckload of parenting advice on how to fathers can make more time for their families. This is especially the case for new fathers and fathers-to-be. Dragging ourselves through chapter after chapter of self-help drudgery, only to be told how much we’re not doing, and how much more ...

807, 2021
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Learning to Father

By |July 8th, 2021|

Yes, you can learn to father. Hear from 86-year-old Clive on how he went from having no relatable dad in his life to becoming the pivot around which many from inside and outside of his bloodline proudly call him ‘dad’. How do you learn to be a father when you ...

307, 2021
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The Challenge of Failure

By |July 3rd, 2021|

Thanks so much for all the wonderful help with the End of Financial Year ‘Help the Children’ Appeal. Your giving will help Dads4Kids to keep going. The good news is, we are just over halfway to our target. I am sure we will get there in the end, but it ...

2906, 2021
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Is Recovering from an Affair Possible?

By |June 29th, 2021|

What is worse than death of a partner in a relationship? For those who have been through it, finding your partner has cheated on you brings pain that can seem to be impossible to deal with. How will your relationship survive? How will you survive? What about the kids? In ...

2806, 2021
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Investing In Your Relationships

By |June 28th, 2021|

Dads, investing in your teenage daughter is an investment that will deliver positive returns for decades -- perhaps even for eternity. One way you can invest in her is to affirm her as a valuable young woman -- just for who she is. Guy recently took up the challenge to ...

2406, 2021
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Defeating a Porn Addiction

By |June 24th, 2021|

Pornography is holding more men and women in bondage than ever before. Despite the gloom, there are victories. Luke’s story is one. Will you be the next to be free from porn addiction? There was a time when pornography seemed like it was a part of growing up and gaining ...

2306, 2021
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7 Easy Ways To Make Your Wife (and your life) Fly!

By |June 23rd, 2021|

Arguably, the most intelligent thing any real man should be doing is caring for his wife. In this short post, Guy outlines 7 easy things you can do today to love your wife and improve your life. I’ve heard it said that a man’s wife is his glory.  Another version ...

1806, 2021
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David vs Goliath: A Modern-Day Story

By |June 18th, 2021|

Have you every found yourself in a battle against a system so powerful that they can squash you like a bug, irrespective of what your rights are? In this podcast, Chris shares his ongoing battle to get some answers and have his rights recognised in a David vs Goliath battle ...

1206, 2021
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Thrive Through Change (Part 2)

By |June 12th, 2021|

Are you making slow progress managing change? Not sure what to do next? Low confidence in your ability to make the right decision? … help is here. Managing change, especially managing personal change, can be like heading into a high-grade river rapid. The transition is filled with a combination of ...

3105, 2021
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The Effective Stepfather: A Checklist to Live By

By |May 31st, 2021|

Anyone who has been a father and then a stepfather knows that they aren’t the same. While many aspects of these two roles are similar, it is the unique ones that lead to disillusionment. Franklin put it this way: “I’ve been to every Promise Keepers conference and I’ve studied fathering ...

204, 2021
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Faith, Chocolate and the Easter Bunny

By |April 2nd, 2021|

I can remember as a young 7-year-old boy going to an Easter Egg-rolling Competition in Scotland. You are probably thinking — what is an Easter egg-rolling competition? Good question! Easter egg-rolling seems to have Viking and Nordic roots. It is a custom in Germany, Denmark, Sweden, Scotland and the northern ...

2803, 2021

When Hope is Gone

By |March 28th, 2021|

When all hope is lost and you are at the end of your rope, whom do you call? Until recently, you could call Eric Trezise (1930-2021), friend of the friendless and hope for the hopeless. Sadly, Eric passed from this life to the next recently, at 91 years of age. ...

3101, 2021

Encouragement — The Gift Money Can’t Buy

By |January 31st, 2021|

Ian ‘Watto’ Watson said, “I have never seen a bloke go backwards with encouragement.” Ian Watson spoke at the very first Men’s Leadership Summit at Paluma Range, north of Townsville, in 2013. Sadly, Ian passed away in 2019. The good news is that he left a massive legacy of encouragement ...

2012, 2020
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Celebrate Christmas

By |December 20th, 2020|

Only 5 sleeps till Christmas and I just cannot wait. I love Christmas. My fifth music album was all Christmas Carols, from Once in Royal David’s City to Christmas Day. Christmas really is one of the greatest times of the year, especially for our children. But early in my life ...

1312, 2020

No Regrets

By |December 13th, 2020|

Byrd Bagget says, “Work hard, do your best, live the truth, trust yourself, have some fun... and you will have no regrets.” Only twelve more sleeps till Christmas. All the more reason to live life with no regrets. Warwick, why are you talking about no regrets, twelve days out from ...

2710, 2019

Upshot of Love

By |October 27th, 2019|

On Father’s Day Sunday 1 September 2002, we launched the very first Dads4Kids weekly newsletter for men. Sign Up Here. We have not missed a Sunday since. It is up to eight hundred and ninety-nine issues later, and no, I am not counting. Let me share the reflection from the ...

2209, 2019

Grace-Based Parenting For Dads

By |September 22nd, 2019|

The single hardest thing for any Dad is trying to get the balance right between love and discipline for his children. I often use the expression ‘grace and truth’. Grace is really another name for love. The challenge becomes more difficult the more children you have, and I think especially ...

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