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I’m Glad We Chose a 7-Seater SUV over a 5-Seater Sedan

Tossing up on whether to go with a car that has more seats? Here’s why we chose a 7-seater SUV over a 5-seater sedan.  When I found out I was pregnant with Phoebe, I knew a new car was on the cards for our family. The surprise pregnancy was the catalyst for us making a decision on whether to purchase an SUV or another sedan. The SUV won in the end, ...

By |2021-08-30T12:07:13+10:00September 2nd, 2021|Children, FAMILIES, MOTHERS|0 Comments
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Are You About to Burn Out?

How close are you to burning out? Could you recognise the signs? What will the consequences be if you did burn out? In episode 44 of Real Talk 4 Real Men, Guy and Chris unpack how you can guard against burnout. As I sat on the last train of the night home from another exhausting and stressful day at the office, my brain continued to race as I reflected on the ...

Health Benefits of Holidays

My friend Tony Miller used to say to me: “We are not human doings -- we are human beings.” Timely words for us in the Christmas/New Year season. We all need time off just to learn ‘how to be again’. It is amazing how quickly we can forget the need to have some Holy-days. Days for rest, days to have fun and days just to do nothing. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=O6V8HIha3io Dr Mike’s Seven ...

By |2021-05-07T18:48:31+10:00December 28th, 2019|Dads, FAMILIES, MENS HEALTH|0 Comments

Easter Family Holidays

Henry Youngman, a comedian who was known as 'King of the One Liners' once said, "I was an atheist for a while, but I gave it up, no holy-days." Such a one liner about holy-days sums up the subject of this week's newsletter - Easter Family Holidays. Most of us celebrate Easter holidays but where did they come from and why do we celebrate them? Most countries in the world celebrate ...

By |2019-04-21T09:44:21+10:00April 21st, 2019|Dads, FAITH, FAMILIES|0 Comments
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Holiday Joy

Joy to the fishes in the deep blue sea Joy to you and me! Here we come, into the holidays. My two independent elder children will be off with their friends. I will see little of them. My youngest will be at his mother's this Christmas. I am grateful it is a rotation, but I can find it a bit hard. We will all try to be together for a meal ...

By |2021-09-11T11:43:02+10:00December 11th, 2003|SINGLE DADS|0 Comments
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