gratitude

  • Dear God

Psalm of a Single Father

Dear God, help me to write when I am looking at an empty page. Dear God, help me to be a better person, a better father, a better friend, a better husband. Dear God, help me to become whom You want me to be. Dear God, help me to like Spongebob Squarepants reruns. https://youtu.be/TKmaDtXc0vc   Dear God, help me not to get cranky when my daughter leaves a mess wherever she ...

By |2021-08-20T10:05:42+10:00August 20th, 2021|FAITH, SINGLE DADS|0 Comments
  • 13 life lessons

13 Lessons from Nearly Losing a Child

When a crisis hits you out of nowhere, what do you do next? When Guy faced nearly losing a child, he learned 13 lessons before the crisis was even over. Sometimes in life you have experiences that profoundly and permanently change you. Experiences either solidify your existing beliefs, assumptions and expectations, or they challenge and change what you thought you knew. Some are so small you don’t even notice them. Some ...

By |2021-08-15T15:55:04+10:00August 18th, 2021|Children, Dads, FAITH, FAMILIES, MOTHERS|0 Comments
  • Jane Marczewski - thankful

Voice of Thanks – Simon Cowell Moved to Tears on America’s Got Talent

Gratitude now has a voice. We as fathers need to be encouraged to be thankful, so we can encourage our children to be the same. Thankful people are happy people. Thankful families are happy families. I even try to teach this to myself, but some things are better caught than taught! When my friend Mark Powell sent me the video below, I nearly leapt out of my skin with excitement. Mark ...

By |2021-06-19T19:33:13+10:00June 19th, 2021|Dads, FAITH, FAMILIES, NEWS, RESEARCH & SCIENCE|1 Comment

Grab the Moment

The team at Dads4Kids is so thankful to the three daring dads who featured in the Decorate Dad Challenge video. One of those amazing dads is Ashton Reed. Last Thursday, Ashton and his three beautiful children agreed to be featured in the TV story about why he took the Decorate Dad Challenge so seriously. To the joy of his children, they had the opportunity to decorate Dad all over again for ...

By |2021-05-05T14:57:41+10:00November 8th, 2020|Children, Dads, FAMILIES|1 Comment

Grateful for Australia

Our children need to know how fortunate they are to live in Australia. As an adult, I have visited 22 countries, mostly in mission/aid capacities and mostly with our musical family. In most cases we were working with the poor. Not the rich. To put it bluntly, we got to know what was happening and wasn’t happening in each nation. It is possible to visit a nation as a tourist and ...

By |2021-06-29T11:20:16+10:00January 25th, 2020|INDIGENOUS DADS|0 Comments
  • birthday - 50 years old

With Thanks On My 50th Birthday

A lot has happened over the past year. I am about to celebrate 50 years on this planet. We had a party last Saturday and it was awesome to be surrounded by my friends and family, my five beautiful children and my new grandson. Life does seem to turn around. There were many times I thought I would never make it to 50, let alone have all my children gathered around ...

By |2021-09-11T10:29:38+10:00December 18th, 2005|Children, Dads, FAMILIES, SINGLE DADS|0 Comments
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