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Our Family Happy Place

If you can, work towards creating a happy place for your family. Discuss ideas, then start planning and working towards it. Your family happy place could be a screen-free family meal together, a fun bicycle or scooter adventure, or a fancy picnic at your local park.

By |2024-04-05T20:30:25+10:00April 5th, 2024|Children, Dads, FAMILIES|0 Comments
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A Day to Remember

Opportunities to seek out adventure are only limited by your imagination and budget, but there are ways to escape inexpensively. An adventure together was exactly what the girls and I needed, and an educational road trip could be a good place to start.

By |2023-11-27T17:14:25+10:00November 24th, 2023|FAMILIES, Dads, FAITH|0 Comments
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50 Outdoor Activities Every Child Must Experience

After interviewing a number of children under the age of 12, the National Trust has released a list of 50 outdoor activities every child must experience. The truth is, children need adventure – and outdoor adventure. The great news is, most of them require a $0 investment from mum and dad! I don’t know about number 30 but I’m willing to try just about all of them. Which one’s your favourite? Adventurer ...

By |2023-06-09T21:12:03+10:00May 22nd, 2023|Children, Dads, FAMILIES, MOTHERS|0 Comments
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Snake Stories for Young and Old

Recently I caught a Diamond Python on my daily prayer walk in the rainforest at Mt Kembla, near where I live in Wollongong, Australia. Someone asked me, “Why did you catch it?” That is a good question. If the truth is to be known, I cannot help myself. I love snakes. Think of it as an unusual addiction. It is part of our Marsh family heritage. It must be embedded in ...

By |2023-03-16T19:34:02+10:00March 17th, 2023|Dads, FAITH, FAMILIES, GRAND DADS, MANHOOD|3 Comments
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40 Things Dads Can Do with Their Children

“Children need your presence more than they need your presents,” are the wise words of Jesse Jackson. Both Dads and kids need a purpose to develop the art of presence. To assist you in this art, we have gathered together 40 things that Dads can do with their children. This is particularly relevant over holiday periods. Almost 80% of them don’t require any money, but they do require effort and execution. ...

By |2022-12-26T09:01:12+10:00December 23rd, 2022|Dads, Children, FAMILIES|1 Comment
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Your Children Need Adventure

Adventure is essential for developing maturity and independence through firsthand experiences. When undertaken as a family, adventure forms lasting marvellous memories and excellent life skills. Some time ago, I rang a friend who was going around Australia on a 41/2-month adventure with his family. They were just about to cross the Nullarbor Plain, which contains the longest straight stretch (146.6 km) of road in the world. This section of road is ...

By |2022-11-04T18:05:46+10:00November 4th, 2022|Dads, Children, FAMILIES|0 Comments
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Single Dad Runs 500km with Kids in a Wheelbarrow for RFDS Fundraiser

Australian dad James Brougham is setting the dad-life bar high, running 500km while pushing his kids in a wheelbarrow to raise funds for the Royal Flying Doctors Service (RFDS). So far, the single father and his young sidekicks, both under the age of six, have made it 387km, raising AUD $7,196 for the medical aviation organisation founded by the Reverend John Flynn in 1928. Relying heavily on donations to stay solvent, ...

By |2022-10-31T22:00:48+10:00November 3rd, 2022|NEW DADS, Dads, FAMILIES, SINGLE DADS|0 Comments
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