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March 2017

In 2003 the Dads4Kids Fatherhood Foundation rather prophetically stated,  (See footnote 1.)“The quality of the relationships between mothers and fathers and their children will determine the destiny of Australia.” Convinced that such a statement was true in 2003, the team at Dads4Kids are just as convinced today. Whilst preparing the submission, ‘Healthy Men, Healthy Families… Read More

Albert Einstein once said, “Earth is the insane asylum of the Universe”. Sometimes I think he is right. Bill Leake, the famous cartoonist, would no doubt agree with Albert Einstein. Last Wednesday Bill Leake gave a speech to mark the release of a book of his cartoons called ‘Trigger Warning’. In his speech he lamented… Read More

 Editors Note: I have re-posted this very good article by Bill Lund which was first released in 2000. It is worrying to think that such an insightful artilce was not more widely read. I am sure Bill Lund would be encouraged to know that we are keen to tell the world the truth about the… Read More

Ten Tips for Dads

Let me share with you Ten Tips for Dads. The tips are not all my own ideas; this just shows that there is truth to the statement, "There is nothing new under the sun”. I can assure you however that I have practiced all these ideas with varying degrees of success. If you can put… Read More

Our Future – Our Children

Recently I revisited a competition that Dads4Kids held some time ago to get ideas about how to progress Dads4Kids. The thoughts and comments that came in showed profound insight and were deeply moving. Lyle Sims, one of the top three winners of the Dads4Kids Competition observed wisely, "Our young people are the future of our… Read More

My wife was annoyed with me because I took too long in the bookshop. It wouldn't be the first time. Bookshops for me are like entering a time vortex. ‘Joshua's Long Day’, when the sun stood still, happens every time I enter a bookshop. The problem is that I am the only one in the… Read More