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Michael Klim: “Divorce Has Made Me A Better Dad”

WHAT I KNOW ABOUT FATHERHOOD: Michael Klim Father of Stella (13), Frankie (8) and Rocco (11) “How do you compare the highs of being a dad with the high of being an Olympian? You can’t – they’re just not in the same sphere. I was very fortunate to win Olympic gold and break world records

Trip The Light Fantastic: The Family Survival Guide to Vivid

For the 11th year, Vivid will inject light, sound and ideas into Sydney in the middle of winter. And for the 11th year, parents with lingering memories of last year’s festival will wander into the city to see the incredible light installations and the illuminated sails of the Sydney Opera House, and ask themselves: “Can we do it better this time around?”

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Study: New Dads are Losing Their Mates In The First Year After Having a Child

Let’s face it: becoming a dad shakes the foundations of your life and handling the after-shocks isn’t easy. Sleep goes out the window, your relationship can feel strained, you lose all personal autonomy and suddenly face a tidal-wave of never-ending expenses (a new pram costs how much?). Navigating
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Fatherhood Means Regularly Getting Kicked In the Balls. Meet the Solution

Head butts, flailing legs, over-eager welcome homes, clumsily wielded toy light-sabers… One of the unspoken truths about fatherhood is that you’re regularly getting socked in the nuts. This may look comical to onlookers – seriously, how hard can a toddler kick? But to the recipient (ie you) the re
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In Praise of Stepdads: Budweiser's New Video Will Probably Make You Cry

One in five Australians is now estimated to being part of a stepfamily. A new video pays heart-warming tribute to the extraordinary impact that stepdads can have on children’s lives. Budweiser have released a short film sharing the true stories of stepchildren who astonished their stepdads by offic
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Boxer Danny Green: “Fatherhood Gave Me A Really Strong Focus To Be Successful”

Four-time boxing world champ, Danny Green reflects on dad tatts, “winging it” and the life-changing letter he wrote to his old man “I’ve got a tattoo of my daughter Chloe (17) on my bicep and one of my son Archie (11) on my forearm. Then I’ve got my old man tattooed on my arm as well. “The
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Paul Roos: To Be Honest

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