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Seven Signs of Fatherhood Fatigue

Fatigue can be fatal. Like grief, it hits every one of us in different ways. The best we can do is work the process by way of exercise, rest, and diet, in order to manage a way through it. While maintaining a healthy lifestyle adds another chore to the dad-list, being healthy-minded not only builds energy -- it relieves stress, clears the head, and opens the door to more family activities. ...

By |2022-09-30T17:19:13+10:00September 30th, 2022|NEW DADS, Babies, Dads, FAMILIES, MENS HEALTH|0 Comments
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The Best Me I Can Be

All right, all right… I admit it… I’m a perfectionist. I take pride in a job well done. I’m a mum, I’m a wife, I’m a worker, a house cleaner, a seamstress, a medic, a teacher -- the list is a mile long. And somewhere in amongst all of these roles, I need to find the one that magically helps me to find balance… and then I need to excel at ...

By |2022-07-12T06:48:17+10:00July 13th, 2022|MOTHERS|0 Comments
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Longing for Sleep

Good sleep is required for good mental health, but it can be very difficult for a parent of young children to get enough of it to function properly. Having family support in the parenting journey can make all the difference in the world! Feeling blue? The scientific cure may also be my favourite thing in the whole world… sleep. According to this New York Times article, if you get less than ...

By |2022-04-13T10:48:09+10:00April 13th, 2022|MOTHERS, FAMILIES|0 Comments
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My Dream Holiday

With the tumult of boisterous offspring, sometimes the quiet moments of recuperation are found nearer to home. Who needs a holiday? In my life BC (Before Children), my idea of complete relaxation was luxuriating beside a pool on a tropical island, reading a book, or ordering room service and getting up only to go to the bathroom. Sigh… good times. Nowadays, the idea of going away is exhausting! Packing for four ...

By |2022-03-14T18:24:31+10:00March 15th, 2022|MOTHERS, Children, FAMILIES, HUMOUR|0 Comments
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Why Having a Margin is Essential in Life

It can be a habit to push oneself to the limit, but consciously carving time out of paid work, housework and childcare to rest, tend to yourself and others, and listen to God's soft prompting will keep you happier and at peace amidst the busyness of life. Life has been crazy busy since Phoebe was born. At the beginning of this year, I was able to source some writing work which ...

By |2022-01-12T23:01:19+10:00January 13th, 2022|MOTHERS, FAITH, FAMILIES, GOOD BOOKS & VIDEOS|0 Comments
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12 Ways to Beat Covid-19

Coronavirus is sweeping across Australia. Here are some tips to boost your immune system -- and your loved ones' immunity -- so that you will be prepared if you catch it. Your body is your best friend. You live in your body, so it is important you take care of your body. The 12 Ways to Beat Covid-19 are more based around the concept of prevention as opposed to cure. The ...

By |2022-01-10T13:14:59+10:00January 8th, 2022|MENS HEALTH, Dads, FAITH, FAMILIES, NEWS, RESEARCH & SCIENCE|1 Comment
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Top Ten New Year Resolutions

Every New Year is a fresh opportunity to start anew. Take this chance to assess your life and implement achievable steps to practise good habits and prioritise what matters most. We each have only so many years on this earth -- make this year a great one! Only six more sleeps and we all enter the New Year together. How exciting! A New Year always brings new opportunities. Hundreds of millions ...

By |2021-12-25T10:58:43+10:00December 25th, 2021|Dads, FAITH, FAMILIES, GOOD BOOKS & VIDEOS, MENS HEALTH|0 Comments
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Is Work-Life Balance (still) Possible?

Oprah Winfrey said that you can’t have everything and do everything at the same time. Was she right? Today we unpack work-life balance and ask if it is still possible. And if it is, then how? When the term work-life balance is raised, it usually stirs some sort of emotion in you. There are a few who don’t desire ‘work-life balance’, but on the whole, most men I speak to have ...

By |2021-08-23T10:47:13+10:00August 25th, 2021|Dads, FAMILIES, LOVE & MARRIAGE, MANHOOD, MENS HEALTH|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 ...

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