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3 Ways Time-Poor Dads Can Spend More Time with Their Kids

There is a truckload of parenting advice on how to fathers can make more time for their families. This is especially the case for new fathers and fathers-to-be. Dragging ourselves through chapter after chapter of self-help drudgery, only to be told how much we’re not doing, and how much more we need to be doing, can be a soul-sucking experience. What’s offered as help to maximise time -- nearly always with ...

How to Raise Happy Kids

Mahatma Gandhi said, "Happiness is when what you think, what you say, and what you do are in harmony." Eric Barker, it would seem, has been inspired by Gandhi’s wisdom in his science-based article called, “How to Raise Happy Kids: 10 Steps Backed by Science.”  Eric Barker is the creator of the blog Barking Up the Wrong Tree, and the book of the same name, which presents science-based answers and expert ...

10 Keys to Build Your Immune System Amidst the Coronavirus Pandemic

The coronavirus pandemic really hit home to me when a close friend of mine here in Australia lost his friend and business partner to the virus earlier this week. The father of two left behind two young children and his wife. Thankfully, neither his wife or two children were infected with the virus, nor his two employees. This beautiful family lived in a south-east Asian country only a short distance from ...

By |2021-06-29T11:20:08+10:00March 29th, 2020|Dads, FAMILIES, MENS HEALTH|1 Comment

Making Love, Not War

‘Love and War’ by John & Stasi Eldredge is the book you need to read if you want to ‘make more love than war’. Yes, I already have one hundred percent of the male readership of the Dads4Kids newsletter’s attention. ‘Making love’ is high on a man’s priority list. Seriously guys, this really is a book you need to read. Unfortunately so many marriages end up in open warfare and of ...

By |2021-05-14T13:18:57+10:00August 12th, 2019|LOVE & MARRIAGE|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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On the Loss of My Dad

Transcript of Alanna Siozos' Eulogy, April 2003 This is the hardest thing I have ever done, most likely the hardest thing I will ever do. There are so many things I can tell you about my father, but at times like these I find it hard to say anything at all. Try to imagine a love so great, a love that makes you want to dance, a love that makes you ...

By |2021-06-05T17:48:30+10:00April 5th, 2003|Dads, FAITH, FAMILIES|0 Comments
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