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This is an amazing story by my good friend Mark Jeffery who has four beautiful children. Mark is a single dad and a faithful board member of Dads4Kids. The short title of the story says it all, “Heroes - Dads in the Emergency Room.” My daughter sliced into her thumb with a Stanley knife –… Read More

Boys Day May 16

Earlier this year Dr Jerome Teelucksingh, my friend from Trinidad in the Caribbean, called for the inaugural celebration of International Day of the Boy Child on May 16. Dr Jerome Teelucksingh also founded International Mens Day. I suggested to Jerome for the sake of ease of communication that we shorten it to International Boys’ Day… Read More

Your Expertise Needed

They say a friend in need is a friend indeed. Yes, we need your help. Dads4Kids the organisation I volunteer for is in the process of renewing our website and newsletter. We also want to grow and improve our range of services, but we need your expert advice to do so. All we are asking… Read More

Thanking Mothers

Mothers are under more pressure today than they have ever been. That’s why Dads4Kids is initiating a "Thanking Mothers" CSA TV Ad campaign scheduled for release in the lead up to Mother’s Day on 13 May 2018. Unfortunately, the amazing sacrifice that mothers make is often invisible to Dads and children. Mothers are not appreciated… Read More

Daughters & Dads

If there is one thing I am passionate about it is dads connecting with their children for the purpose of transitioning into manhood and or womanhood. This ceremony is often called a rite of passage but it could just as easily be called a celebration of womanhood or a celebration of manhood. The Jews, in… Read More

Change the World

I hate change because change brings challenge. I love my comfort zone. When someone asks me to change, I usually feel bad because there is a real likelihood that I was wrong in the first place. Most of us don’t like being wrong. We all like to stay in our comfort zone. I have always… Read More

Crickets Fall From Grace

Australia will never forget Easter 2018. While much of the nation was celebrating the death and resurrection of the most ethical man in all of history, the greater part of Australia was mourning the death of ‘ethics in sport’ with no sign of resurrection in sight. The good news is that the 9th Commandment is… Read More

Editors Note: Mike Atherton's deeply moving yet honest article in the Australia about the high cost of the fall from grace for the Australian Cricket Captain called "Smith’s tears a jolt to senses for every father" is reprinted here as a salient reminder to all fathers that our our children take more notice of our… Read More

Editors Note: Patrick Smiths hard hitting article in the Australian called "Ball-tampering scandal: Lack of leadership spreads rot through the nation" has more than a ring of truth about it and deserves to be read by more people. Hence we publish it here on the Justaman blog. The Australian - March 31, 2018 PATRICK SMITH Don’t cry for once-upon-a-time… Read More

Over six weeks ago I wrote these words. “Every now and then a moment comes when someone fires a bolt of truth into the mayhem of modern culture and the repercussions are felt around the world, in a good way! Such a moment was the historic interview by Cathy Newman, an avowed radical feminist, with… Read More