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Choosing to Join In When Your Kids Have Fun

Having fun with your kids sometimes means choosing to join them in their silly activities. The other day my girls emptied shredded paper all over the floor to play with it – so I joined them! On Friday afternoon, I had Phoebe asleep in the swing while Esther and Magdalene were watching a program on TV. I thought it was ...

By |December 2nd, 2021|Categories: Children, FAMILIES, HUMOUR, MOTHERS|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

15 Family-Friendly Flicks about Dads to Keep the Home Fires Burning

Forget Finding Nemo and Three Men and a Baby. Here are fifteen family-friendly films about dads that dads will actually enjoy watching! 15. Swing Vote (2008) Kevin Costner plays the uninterested, apolitical Bud Johnson. Thanks to the wiles of his daughter, Johnson ends up becoming an election-decider after she votes on his behalf without him knowing.  14. Houseboat & Father ...

By |November 12th, 2021|Categories: Dads, FAMILIES, HUMOUR|Tags: , , , , , , |1 Comment
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Toileting Your Kids: My Most Embarrassing Toilet Story Ever!

Whether you're toilet training your kids or just trying to survive an outing to the shopping mall, we all have an embarrassing toilet story to tell! We all have embarrassing stories we’d rather not re-live ... right? I have one or two that made my cheeks burn red. Okay, maybe it’s more like half a dozen. A few years ago, ...

  • happy fathers day

Happy Father’s Day to the fathers of Australia from the mothers of Australia

The young boy said in awed tones, “Is it a bird? Is it a plane?... No, it’s my father”. There are numerous types of fathers and dad jokes to suit them. Check out some of my favourites! The Sporty Dad: Seems to be always in gym clothes. Has a bright cheery attitude every day. A can-do attitude. Why did the ...

  • Father's Day

Happy Father’s Day

Happy Father’s Day. Many are getting breakfast in bed, Father’s Day cards and lots of smoochie kisses from their children (as Bandit, the dad in Bluey, would say). Not only that, most dads will receive their yearly supply of socks and undies all on the one day. Even more exciting is that the new Dads4Kids TV community service ad is ...

Man Scripts: How to Never Get in Trouble with Her Again

Elbert Hubbard said, “Do not take life too seriously, you will never get out of it alive.” Victor Borge said, “Laughter is the shortest distance between two people.” Comedian and counsellor JP Sears put the above advice into practice in his brilliant YouTube video called “Man Scripts — How to Never Get in Trouble with Her Again”. These scripts will ...

By |March 21st, 2021|Categories: GOOD BOOKS & VIDEOS, HUMOUR, LOVE & MARRIAGE, VIDEOS|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Why Humour is a Superpower

I look forward to family get-togethers at Christmas, because there is always lots of laughter. Our family’s principal humourist has recently had his first child. As we were enjoying our Christmas family dinner, we were all talking in earnest about his baby son’s resemblance to both his parents. Of course, the discussion revolved around whether he was more like dad ...

By |January 10th, 2021|Categories: Children, FAMILIES, HUMOUR, MENS HEALTH|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments
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