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The 8 Best Movie Quotes About Dad Life Unpacked
Rocky Balboa, Vito Corleone and, er, Jim’s dad out of American Pie. Truth be told, there’s a lot of fatherly wisdom to be gleaned from the silver screen. Here we unpack the best quotes on what it means to be a modern dad. 1. “I feel like I’m running a small nursery with someone I used to date” BEFOR
Comedian David Baddiel on Fatherhood: “It’s The Only Thing That’s Ever Properly Changed Me”
David Baddiel was the first comedian to sell out Wembley Stadium. Here the British comic, novelist and TV presenter reflects on fatherhood and his foul-mouthed dad.
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Mark Wahlberg on Dad Life: “Actions obviously speak louder than words”
Yes, Mark Wahlberg is a Hollywood icon and producer with business interests in everything from bottled water to burgers. But he’s also the father to Ella (15), Michael (13), Brendan (10) and Grace (9). Here, the 48-year-old reflects on his family values and how to transfer his ferocious work
Snowboarder Josh Wood: How To Survive A Broken Neck, A Broken Marriage & Life As A Single Dad
Josh Wood broke his neck in a snowboarding accident when he was 18. He became an instant quadriplegic and doctors vowed he would never walk again. But Josh refused to accept it. Instead he defied medical opinion with a miracle recovery powered by self-will and bloody-minded determination. Twenty yea
Tobie Puttock: The Quick & Easy Breakfast Upgrade To Cook With Your Kids
Tobie Puttock has worked in restaurants all over the world and written a stack of cookery books along the way. But the Melbourne celebrity chef is also the father of a four-year-old daughter, Birdie. Together, they’ve become a dream team in the kitchen and love to hang out while pulling toget
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Comedian James McCann: “Dad Jokes Are An Abuse of Power”
James McCann is an award-winning stand-up comic. Six months ago, he also became a father to a baby girl. Here’s what the 28-year-old has learnt so far. Recently, an old mate from Adelaide posted an Instagram photo of his beautiful house full of all this boujie, Scandinavian furniture. The caption o
“It Really Tests Your Relationship”: What It’s Really Like To Go Through IVF
One in 25 Australian babies are now born via IVF. But while success rates are climbing, it’s far from an easy ride. Under 18 per cent of all IVF cycles result in a live birth and the process can take a heavy toll on couples both emotionally and financially. Here, Darrell Brown, a cinematographer and
Hugh Jackman: "Parenting Is Very Different Now"
Hugh Jackman reflects on how his dad quietly empowered him to become an independent thinker and how – as a dad to Oscar (18) and Ava (13) – modern fatherhood continues to evolve. “Before we had kids, Deb and I made a pretty simple but powerful choice to look each other in the eye
Are You Too Tired to Drive? The Truth About Father Fatigue And How To Survive It
Exhaustion is the inescapable plight of every new dad. Broken nights are unavoidable in those early months as you blearily struggle on while punctuating your sentences with yawns. But sleep deprivation has repercussions beyond the fact that your caffeine intake has suddenly trebled overnight. A s
Body Hack's Todd Sampson: “Bravery Is A Learned Skill - I Want My Girls To Take Huge Risks"
As a boy, Todd Sampson vividly recalls his father sitting down before him and stretching out his hands. Years of grinding away as a labourer had left Hilary Sampson’s hands broken and callused. “He showed me his hands and he said to me: ‘Todd, you don’t need to have hands like this. You can
This Dad Fought Back Against Post-natal Depression: Here’s What He Learnt
One in 10 new dads struggle with depression following the birth of a child. But, on the surface, Stephen Reilly seemed like an unlikely candidate. That’s partly because Stephen is an unusually successful man. Married with two children, Harper (14) and Augie (9), he’s enjoyed a wide-ranging career t
“Don't Try To Deal With It All On Your Own”: Actor Bernard Curry On Bringing Up A Child With Autism
Whether playing an evil prison guard in Foxtel’s Wentworth or a diving instructor in Home and Away, actor Bernard Curry is a familiar face on our TV screens. But at home, the 45-year-old dad faces his own domestic drama on a daily basis. Here, Bernard explains how he and his wife, Sonya, have lea
This Relationship Coach Shares His Top Dating Tips for Single Dads
Returning to the dating game as a single dad is confronting. Chances are, you’re woefully out of practice so your confidence isn’t exactly sky-high. You may still be reeling from the aftershocks of the relationship with the mother of your child. Plus your time is massively compromised because… well
Nathan Buckley on Fatherhood: “I Often Wonder Whether I Should Be Harder Or Provide More Love And Care”
Nathan Buckley’s belief in himself never wavered. Even in 2017 when the Collingwood coach faced withering criticism after another woeful season, he always kept faith in his ability. That view was finally justified in some style by the Pies’ Grand Final appearance last year – a remarkable tur
Cage Your Rage: What I Learned In Anger Management
According to the Dalai Lama: “The true hero is one who conquers his own anger”. Which is all very well. But then the Dalai Lama doesn’t have a wilfully destructive toddler who’s just smeared half a pot of Sudocream all over the sofa and is now terrorising his younger brother. Truth be told, father
“I Still Think Darth Vader is Super Cool”: Interview With Lego Star Wars Creative Director Jens Frederiksen
A long time ago in a galaxy far, far away (OK, more specifically, in Denmark in 1999) a deal was struck between Lego and Star Wars. The Jedi Master who’s guided the development ever since is Jens Kronvold Frederiksen. In his role as the product line’s creative director, he’s worked on every Le
David Campbell on Beating Booze, Taming Anxiety And Why His Kids Inspire Him To Raise His Game
David Campbell was 10-years-old when he discovered that his father was, in fact, the rock-star, Jimmy Barnes. “Lightning struck that day for me,” the singer and TV presenter says. “Emotionally, it rocked me.” David went on to forge a strong relationship with his dad. Yet he acknowledges that childh
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