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December 2013

New Year – New Start

In a few days time we celebrate the beginning of a new year. Taylor Swift’s words are true, “This is a new year. A new beginning and things will change”. However, the older you get the harder it is to change, but if you are a father, you have to keep on changing, for the… Read More

Christmas Time – Family Time

It’s that time of year again.  You can go to the shopping mall and listen to carols while you shop. You can even get your photo taken with Santa.  Christmas can be a very difficult time of the year for single fathers or for children who can’t see their mothers or fathers. Mostly it’s the… Read More

The Musical Man

One of the joys of being in the men’s movement is meeting people on the journey. The men’s movement is filled with poets, artists, musicians and ratbags of which I am chief. My friend Noel Giblett is one of those many poetic minstrels and for the purpose of this newsletter, I am calling him ‘the… Read More

If you are like me, you care about Australia and you would like to do something to make things better, not only for your children but for the community as a whole. The reality is that in many ways we are more connected than we have ever been through social media, but less connected at… Read More

Good Dads Great Dads

‘Good Dads Great Dads – footsteps worth following’ is the name of a fantastic book by Mal White.  The forward says it all: “I dedicate this book to my three sons; Jordan, Jesse and Josiah. You have taught me how wonderful it is to be a dad.” The ‘In Memory’ part really got to me… Read More