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I’m A Much Better Father The Second Time Around

As I watch my youngest son, Robbie launch his favourite toy car down the garden slide and roar with laughter as it splashes in...

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Teaching Kids To Celebrate Life’s Little Moments

“Gratitude is the sign of noble souls.” – Aesop When I was a pre-teen, my family went on a road trip to the Grand Canyon. My...

A Daughter’s Disability And A Father’s Awakening

The nurse gently lifted Michaela onto my partner’s bare chest, a newborn embraced by her mother for the first time. I marveled at the...
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I’m More Of A Brother Than A Father To My Son – And I...

There are four key parent-child combinations: mother–son, mother–daughter, father–daughter, and father-son. All these ‘dyads’ (shrink-speak for a dual-relationship) have their own dynamic. But the father-son...
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I Can Imagine How Ellie Soutter Felt – I Was Talked Out Of Teenage...

I can't comment on the death of Ellie Soutter specifically - I don't know her and there is always so much more to a...
Kids Need To Be Messy

5 Reasons Why Our Kids Need To Be Messy

Picture it: you’re outside with your little ones while they are playing. You’re enjoying a good book, while they are playing and giggling. You...

Boys’ Behaviour Linked To Earnings 30 Years Later

The study was based on analysis of nearly 1,000 boys from low-income neighbourhoods of Montréal. The boys were assessed by kindergarten teachers at age six...

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