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The first words the caller said after I picked up the phone were, “I wanted to kill him!” “Kill who?” I stammered. “Kill my father”, he said emphatically. Before I tell you what happened next, let me tell you his answer when I asked the question as to why he felt like killing his father… Read More

Healthy Dads Healthy Kids

‘Healthy Dads – Healthy Kids’ rolls off the tongue pretty easily. It almost replicates the saying, “He/she’s a chip off the old block”. Researcher  Jessica Ball released a research paper for the Public Health Agency of Canada, showing that ‘involved dads’ results in children following positive health outcomes such as the following: enhanced self confidence… Read More

Tender Warrior

The book ‘Tender Warrior’ by Stu Webber was loaned to me by an airline captain who was once an officer in the Australian air force. I have a great deal of respect for any man that has served in the armed forces and I don’t take their recommendations lightly. As I turned the pages of… Read More

Deconstruction of Gender

Have you received your postal ballot in your letterbox? The real question is what are you going to do with it? Fill it in and send it back to the Australian Bureau of Statistics because they want to know what you think and so do your children. The question on the ballot paper is, “Should… Read More

Marriage Week

Someone said, “Love is a many-splendored thing”. This week is Marriage Week, 10-16 September 2017. Whilst many of us would agree with Shakespeare, it seems that many would also agree with Eric Clapton when he sings, “Why does love got to be so sad?” Several years ago my wife and I looked through the photos… Read More

Happy Fathers Day

Happy Father’s Day! I hope and pray it is a good one. We try hard to keep the story positive on Father’s Day because it really is important to have a day each year to celebrate fathers and a day to celebrate mothers. Fatherhood, in particular, has been under attack for the last five decades… Read More

Happy Father’s Day! I hope and pray it is a good one. We try hard to keep the story positive on Father’s Day because it really is important to have a day each year to celebrate fathers and a day to celebrate mothers. Fatherhood, in particular, has been under attack for the last five decades… Read More

Mark Latham, The Daily Telegraph http://www.dailytelegraph.com.au/news/opinion/mark-latham-samesex-yes-vote-will-open-a-can-of-worms/news-story/248eb22253826ed116f51eb08c353a48  EDITORS NOTE: This brillant article by Mark Latham shows the minefield that the legislation of of "any two people" getting married will unleash on the children and families of Australia. Mark Latham: Gender politics burning down the house Mark Latham: Diversity brigade kicks merit out the window THERE is… Read More

Singing to Your Children

Fathers have been singing to their babies for thousands of years. It is one of the tried and proven ways to get your child to stop crying. This dad in this much watched 42 second clip (with 3 million views) shows how it is done. Another great YouTube compilation called Dad & Baby Beatbox with… Read More

Make a Stand

“The test of the morality of a society is what it does for its children”. These words of Dietrich Bonhoeffer (1906-1945), a German academic and Christian minister, still ring true today. One of the reasons his words still live on is because Dietrich stood up for what he believed, and in doing so, paid the… Read More