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Christmas Aftermath + Holiday Fun with Your Children

Christmas is a wonderful time of the year, but there is such a thing as the “Christmas Aftermath”.  The cleaning, the recovering, the losing weight and keeping the children entertained during Australian summer holidays. From a parent’s point of view, they stretch on forever, but from our children’s point of view, they are all too short. For this poor man who was attacked by his cat while opening his Christmas presents. ...

By |2021-05-05T14:46:32+10:00December 27th, 2020|Children, FAMILIES|0 Comments

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

Decorate Dad Challenge — Don’t Miss the Opportunity

Dear Friends My friend Dr Bruce Robinson tells a story in his bestselling book, which forms the introduction to Fathering from the Fast Lane. An unforgettable and sad thing happened to me at a restaurant one evening. It illustrates how important it is to know if we, as fathers, are on the right track or not with our children. I was dining with a group of people and was talking to ...

By |2021-05-05T14:57:41+10:00November 1st, 2020|Children, Dads, FAMILIES|0 Comments

Play Together, Stay Together

The science shows that families who play together stay together, for more reasons than one. Jim Burns, in his article “Families that Play Together Stay Together”, said, “Playing together is an essential trait of happy, healthy families. Certainly, our children need to do their chores, and of course they need discipline with consistency, but what they also need desperately from their parents is a rousing game of hide-and-seek or a monthly ...

By |2021-05-05T14:57:41+10:00October 25th, 2020|Children, FAMILIES|1 Comment

Bluey Goes Global

If you haven’t heard about Bluey, you have been “living under a rock” as Paul Keating used to say. The cartoon blue heeler that Australia has already fallen in love with is now going out to a global audience, thanks to a distribution deal between the BBC and Disney. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oNxuOzaZI1M “The warmth and authenticity of Bluey’s family dynamic is what first captured our interest in the show,” said Jane Gould, senior ...

By |2020-03-06T06:02:37+10:00March 6th, 2020|Children, Dads, FAMILIES|0 Comments
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