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Decision Making Under Uncertainty for Real Men

Life is getting more complex, and decision making under uncertainty is getting harder. As real men, how do we approach important decisions without being paralysed by worry over the outcome? That is the topic of this week’s podcast. My teens like the privileges that come with getting older. But one thing they don’t tend to like is the increased stress they feel with having to make ever more important decisions. They ...

By |2021-09-23T06:22:20+10:00September 22nd, 2021|Dads, FAITH, FAMILIES, MANHOOD, NEW DADS, PODCASTS|0 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|Dads, FAITH, FAMILIES, GOOD BOOKS & VIDEOS, MANHOOD|0 Comments

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 ...

Disciplining Your Children — A Dad’s Cry for Help

Some time ago, I was busy minding my own business in my office, when I heard my wife talking in the next office to a stranger. I opened my door to shake hands with Bill, who was inspecting our fire services in our office on behalf of the landlord. Bill, realising he was in the offices of Dads4Kids, started to ply me with questions about parenting. He asked, “How should I ...

By |2021-05-05T04:14:26+10:00February 14th, 2021|Children|0 Comments
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Without Vision, People Perish

Recently, I have been pondering the relevance of this statement in my own life. It has been a number of years since I separated, but I still struggle with a lack of vision for my life. It doesn’t really matter how you come to be separated from your children and their mother, I think at some time we all experience the same thing -- a need to re-evaluate our vision for ...

By |2021-06-13T13:45:20+10:00October 27th, 2003|SINGLE DADS|0 Comments
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