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  The people of Australia have spoken. They don’t want to keep marriage as it is and has always been for thousands of years, through countless cultures, from time immemorial. They want to redefine marriage. How sad! The Postal Survey was mailed out to 16,006,180 Australians. Of these, 7,817,247 voted ‘Yes’. That is less than… Read More

Motherhood Vital First Years

Erica Komisar has written a much-needed book titled, “Being There: Why Prioritizing Motherhood in the First Three Years Matters”. Her vital message has struck a raw nerve in our fatherless and now almost motherless society and she has come under fire from the liberal left in the USA where she resides. This unwarranted attack has… Read More

Wild at Heart

Every year the team at Dads4Kids takes a bunch of dads and their children on our annual Dads4Kids Fun Camp. This yearly adventure is also part of our local Good to Great Fathering Course. You don’t have to do a Dad’s Course to come on the Dads4Kids Fun Camp, but it does help. We started… Read More

Australian Heroes

My Dad was a great story teller. My brother and I grew up listening to his fiction and nonfiction stories. We especially loved hearing about the story of his many encounters with poisonous snakes. The snakes seemed to fare the worst and usually ended up lying dead on top of the nearest bull ant nest… 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

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

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