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Elvis Was No Deadbeat Dad

Elvis was no deadbeat dad. By all accounts, his biggest struggle as a father was balancing a high-powered, high-profile career with the dad life. Regardless of Elvis’ tortuous ambition, fame, and massive fortune, his daughter, the late Lisa Marie Presley, was, without a doubt, the light of his chaotic life. Through Presley’s parlays with women, sex-symbol status, separation in 1971, and divorce in 1973, the love Elvis had for his daughter ...

By |2023-01-25T23:15:22+10:00January 26th, 2023|NEW DADS, Dads, FAITH|0 Comments
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Keep It Simple – Making Happy Families

Research shows that there are some basic habits that combine to make a winning formula for families with successful, well-adjusted children who will flourish in life. “Life is really simple, but we insist on making it complicated,” are the wise words of Confucius. Albert Einstein said it this way: “Everything should be made as simple as possible but not simpler.” And one final word of wisdom from Steve Jobs is, “Simple ...

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20 Famous People Who Were Homeschooled

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 number of successful women who were homeschooled isn’t surprising. Often lamented in many an autobiography is how formal education prioritised teaching ...

By |2022-07-25T10:54:35+10:00July 21st, 2022|HOMESCHOOLING, FAITH, FAMILIES|1 Comment
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100 Famous People Who Were Homeschooled

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 to a virtuous parent.” His words epitomise the power, beauty, and duty attached to the vocation of home education. From hands-on ...

By |2022-07-14T11:35:06+10:00July 14th, 2022|HOMESCHOOLING, Children, Dads, FAITH, FAMILIES|3 Comments
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7 Life Lessons From The Longest Day: A D-Day Film Review

More than just a movie, The Longest Day captures for us many life lessons that we would do well to take note of still today. In this post, Guy shares 7 as he watches the D-Day film with his family. Life Lessons from D-Day As I write this, I am sitting with my father-in-law, 3 of my kids and my Irish Setter watching the war classic, 'The Longest Day'.  It is, ...

By |2021-09-20T08:13:32+10:00September 20th, 2021|GOOD BOOKS & VIDEOS, Dads, FAITH, FAMILIES, MANHOOD|0 Comments

Celebrating Australia Day and Honouring Our Indigenous Brothers Who Fought for Australia

We as fathers need to pass on our love for Australia to our children. If we do not, who will? I am not talking about some sort of jingoistic conceit for our country, but a clear and deep love of our nation despite our nation’s many weaknesses. Yes, and we need to pass on to our children a deep love and respect for our Indigenous people too! I believe we have ...

By |2021-05-05T04:29:10+10:00January 24th, 2021|INDIGENOUS DADS|0 Comments
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