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July 2015

Voice for kids

My good friend Wayne Butler from the Shared Parenting Council would contend, in his courageous and exhaustive article reprinted in part below, that A Sickness has Fallen on the Family Law System. The team at Dads4Kids would contend that a sickness has fallen on society at large and this sickness is now being reflected more… Read More

Fathers Letting Go

Some years ago our eldest son, 23 years old, got married to the love of his life. If the wedding was any indication, they would have had a great time together on their honeymoon in Vanuatu.  They came back glowing and it wasn’t just from the sun.  Young love is such a beautiful thing. For… Read More

Brave men speak the truth

I received an early morning phone call from a producer on 5AA radio station in Adelaide, wanting an interview with someone from Dads4Kids. They wanted a comment on the famous Adelaide Football coach who had been murdered by his son. I hesitantly said, ‘yes’ and then quickly started a Google search to find out more… Read More

Frontline… The War on Men

There is a war on men but the greatest perpetrators are the men themselves. As Walt Kelly once said, “We have met the enemy and he is us.” Our single greatest enemy is our own passivity - mine included. Daily, I make the decision as Robert Lewis says, to “reject passivity.” That is why you… Read More