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2709, 2022

Who Determines Your Culture?

By |September 27th, 2022|

Ahhh… reminiscing. Remember when your first child was born, and you held that precious bundle of possibility? Remember the emotions that welled up inside, the pride and joy of this beautiful new life? The thoughts that passed through your mind that you really weren’t sure what to do, because this ...

2409, 2022
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6 Key Leadership Tips from Queen Elizabeth II

By |September 24th, 2022|

Queen Elizabeth II is a wonderful role model for strong and steady leadership. Her life bears lessons for all parents, who must lead their families. If you are like me, you will have been staggered by how many people loved the Queen. I have always admired the Queen’s leadership, humility, ...

2109, 2022
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How Dads Can Solve Problems for Their Family

By |September 21st, 2022|

Mistakes dads often make when problem-solving tend to fall into three categories: Cavalier disinterest; Rage quitting; or Jumping the gun. Problem-solving is a chance to weld together a relationship built on trust, love, and reliability. Anything less than a total commitment to finding a resolution is a wasted opportunity. It’s ...

2009, 2022
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The Adam Project: Time Travelling to Dad

By |September 20th, 2022|

From Frankenstein to Star Wars, science fiction is always so much more poignant and relatable when the story tackles issues surrounding family, identity and morality. Netflix’s recent release, The Adam Project (2022), blends these elements with swashbuckling fight scenes and the wondrous concept of time travel to produce a (mostly) ...

1909, 2022
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Culture: Constantly Talked About – Not Often Thought About

By |September 19th, 2022|

It’s become one of the major focuses for business in the last few years. Sports teams are constantly talking about it and whenever there are issues in society, it becomes a major focus. So what about the family? The basic building block of a strong society? It’s interesting that the ...

1609, 2022
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‘My Dad is My Rock’: The Inspirational Father Behind Bree Walker

By |September 16th, 2022|

Australian Olympian Bree Walker finds strength from her father, who ever encourages her to greater heights. He has been dedicated to supporting her in her sporting endeavours since childhood, sacrificing that she may succeed in her passions. Once a father, always a father. You will find that as your children ...

1609, 2022
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Never Apologise for Being a Dad

By |September 16th, 2022|

Generally speaking, learning the fine art of apologising is a life skill we all must learn. The health of our relationships pivots on humility, as much as they do honesty. Child therapist Meri Wallace, writing in Psychology Today, echoed this sentiment, stating that an apology is a sign of strength, ...

1309, 2022
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Get the Fast Food Facts

By |September 13th, 2022|

It might seem harmless -- a quick drive-through on the run home to pick up a cheap meal that satisfies hordes of hungry tummies and delays dirty dishes for another night. Yes, it might be fast and convenient -- but the truth is, takeaway food can come at a huge ...

1009, 2022
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My Journey From a Teacher to a Homeschooling Parent

By |September 10th, 2022|

Homeschooling has enriched this family's life, reducing stress and creating room for personal flourishing. My name is Heidi; my husband Ben and I are currently on a homeschool journey with our three children aged 7, 10 and 12. I am a qualified teacher and I was teaching casually at the ...

309, 2022
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Happy Father’s Day with a Bag of Love

By |September 3rd, 2022|

This Father's Day, may fathers everywhere receive a big bundle of love from their children. May healing and reconciliation take place where required, and may fathers step up to their calling as loving dads and role models for their offspring. The team at Dads4Kids wishes all Dads, all over Australia, ...

209, 2022
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5 Fantastic Father’s Day Food Ideas

By |September 2nd, 2022|

Dads set the tone and build the context for relationships in their home. Father’s Day is a good opportunity to reflect this tone back by making the day one for food, family, and festivity. Report after report, study after study, and testimony after testimony, repeatedly tell society that dads live ...

209, 2022
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Father’s Day Chocolate Plane Craft

By |September 2nd, 2022|

This Father’s Day Chocolate Plane Craft is easy for kids to make as an edible gift for Dad! Am I the only one who sometimes struggles to find the right gift for Father’s Day? Whether it’s for my dad or my husband, they both like practical gifts, but sometimes I ...

3008, 2022
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The Unsurprise

By |August 30th, 2022|

‘Shhhhh,’ I whispered. ‘Don’t spoil the surprise.’ ‘Okay.’ He whispered back, conspiratorially, as we tucked hubby’s Father’s Day present away in the storage room. ‘Remember, it’s our secret, okay? Don’t spoil the surprise.’ I continued, shutting the door. Only to hear his excited footsteps on the stairs before I’d even ...

2608, 2022
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Fathers Spell L-O-V-E

By |August 26th, 2022|

Well-formed fathers are essential to the flourishing of families and society. With your help, Dads4Kids has been supporting fatherhood for twenty years. We will celebrate the 20th anniversary of the beginning of the Dads4Kids newsletter next week on Father’s Day, Sunday 4 September 2022. From our research, the Dads4Kids newsletter ...

2008, 2022
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Maximised Manhood

By |August 20th, 2022|

Ed Cole left a lasting legacy teaching men how to maximise their manhood and put their families first, accepting that fatherhood was their primary responsibility. Isn’t it an awesome privilege to be a father? When you witness the birth of your first child, it truly is a humbling experience. Unfortunately, ...

1708, 2022
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UK Dad Goes Shopping in a Tank With His Kids

By |August 17th, 2022|

An inventive dad from the UK is using an FV106 Samson tank as the family car. Father-of-three Gary Freeland purchased the armoured recovery and reconnaissance vehicle for £20,000. Ever since, the light track FV106 has been the family’s favourite errand runabout. He told The Sun, “The tank is the best ...

1108, 2022
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10 Reasons to Home-school Your Children

By |August 11th, 2022|

Deciding to home-school can feel like a massive undertaking, but it is worth it. Here are some gems from a father's firsthand experience. As the primary educators of their children, stable parents are best-placed to form their offspring, and have access to many resources today. Merriam-Webster’s base definition for homeschooling ...

508, 2022
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What Will Your Children Say About You?

By |August 5th, 2022|

As fathers, we will leave a legacy for our children, whether good or ill. Start working on your legacy today, that your children may have a brighter tomorrow. I can remember, as if it were yesterday, the last day I spent with my Dad. We had an enjoyable day together ...

308, 2022
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10 Reasons Why Homeschooled Children Are More Successful in Life

By |August 3rd, 2022|

Homeschooled children can enjoy a more holistic, grounded and in-depth education than their peers in school. Here are several factors behind their lifelong success. Look across a spectrum of homeschooling success stories, and you’ll come across the words freedom and flexibility. Homeschooled children tend to be more successful in life ...

3007, 2022
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Dad Adventures in the Backyard

By |July 30th, 2022|

“It’s a dangerous business, Frodo, going out your door. You step onto the road, and if you don’t keep your feet, there’s no knowing where you might be swept off to.” These are the inspirational words of Bilbo Baggins in The Lord of the Rings, written by J.R.R. Tolkien. The ...

2207, 2022

Victory for Mothers and Fathers

By |July 22nd, 2022|

Believe it or not, any victory for mothers is also a victory for fathers, and ultimately for children. Sall Dover, a new young mother, after protesting on Twitter about the forced use of the Orwellian phrase "birthing parent", has scored a victory for motherhood. It takes a man and a ...

2207, 2022
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Finding Our Way to Heaven

By |July 22nd, 2022|

We’ve been listening to Mike and Alicia Hernon’s podcast called Messy Families. One of their recurring messages for parents is: stop worrying about getting your kids to heaven -- parenting is about helping you get there! When we first heard them say this it stopped us in our tracks. Mike ...

2107, 2022
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20 Famous People Who Were Homeschooled

By |July 21st, 2022|

Here is a more in-depth look into over twenty people who benefitted from being homeschooled. The flexibility and depth of home education can help your children go far in life, in pursuit of their passions. For a centuries-old tradition, homeschooling is still trending. Before, and into the 20th Century, the ...

1507, 2022
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Jordan Peterson’s Latest Bolt of Truth

By |July 15th, 2022|

Jordan Peterson issues a fresh challenge to men, to follow their highest impulses and become the strong husbands and fathers they are meant to be; to find and fulfil their purpose in life, in service to the community and the world. I first wrote about Jordan Peterson on 18 February ...

1407, 2022
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100 Famous People Who Were Homeschooled

By |July 14th, 2022|

May this list of brilliant homeschooled scientists, mathematicians, inventors, writers, poets, musicians, sporting greats and politicians throughout the centuries serve to inspire parents to take the plunge into home education. Homeschooling is parent-facilitated education. Gandhi once said, “There is no school equal to a decent home and no teacher equal ...

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