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Fatherless Shooters

Every now and again an article is written that just has to be reprinted in full. Professor Paul Kengor has written a brilliant expose called “Fatherless Shooters … as Liberals Push for Fatherless Families” on the tragic outworking on of the Boy crisis. Of course, as broken men we must share part of the blame… Read More

Heroes & Mentors

The great writer Ernest Hemingway said, “As you get older it is harder to have heroes, but it is sort of necessary”. I have found that to be true. Age does not diminish the need for heroes, they just become harder to find, but they are still necessary. Our children, especially when they are younger… Read More

Hard to Be Humble

This week’s newsletter is called ‘Hard to be Humble’. I had suggested ‘Father Eats Humble Pie’ or ‘Bossy Boots Bites the Dust’ but I was over-ruled so I accepted the sanitized ‘Hard to be Humble’. Let me explain: Many years ago one of our former board members, Phil Latz had the bright idea of organising… Read More

Ten Tips for Dads

Let me share with you Ten Tips for Dads. The tips are not all my own ideas but that 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… Read More

Listen to the Kids

Several years ago, Dads4Kids organized a competition in which we asked the children of Australia for their input and ideas on how best to help them. Five hundred and seventy-five entries from young and old were received. Lyle Sims, one of the top three winners of the Dads4Kids Competition observed wisely, "Our young people are… Read More

My Parents Had a Divorce

Editors Note from Warwick Marsh: This heartfelt and moving story should encourage us all as men to invest in our marriages for the sake of our children, ourselves, our wife and our families future. I reprint it for your inspiration. My Parents Had a Divorce by A. E. a student at the University of California… Read More

Amazing Father Story

The story of Dick Hoyt's commitment to his son Rick is one of the most amazing stories I have ever seen or heard. It is almost beyond comprehension. It is the story of a father's love and his absolute commitment to his son which is carried out in the most extraordinary way. Rick was born… Read More

The George Lyndon Story

The George Lyndon Story: This saga was written up by my good friend John Flanagan who is a friend of the friendless and has been helping both men and women all his life dealing with the dreaded Child Support Agency. It is story of unimaginable legal bias and corrupt practice by both the Courts  the… Read More

Save Australia Day

I am one Australian who is going to encourage Australian Dads to hold a family celebration in observance of Australia Day. We have good reason to do so. Australia makes the top ten countries listed in the US News Accolades and comes second in the UN Quality of Life Index. Having said all that, I… Read More

TIME is our greatest asset. Theophrastus said, “Time is the most valuable thing a man can spend”. How we spend it is important. This is especially true as a father. Children demand and need our time. Our spouse requires our time, and more generally our relationships require our time. We must avoid wasting precious time… Read More