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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

David Beckham is Still the Poster-Boy for Modern Fatherhood. Here’s Why…

In an exclusive interview, David Beckham explains why his kids remain his driving “motivation” for working harder than ever.

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Scott Pendlebury on Dad Life: "I'm a Massive Worrier"

As one of the top AFL players in the modern game, Scott Pendlebury is known for his ice-cool poise. But the Collingwood skipper admits that applying that calm-headed approach to dad-life doesn’t come easy. When it comes to looking his one-year-old son, Jax, Pendlebury says he’s “a massive wor
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Osher Gunsberg: "There’s something super wonderful about falling in love with a woman that has a kid"

Being a stepdad is not without it’s challenges for all of us, because it’s a new family unit for everyone to get used to. But I was unfazed by it. I met Audrey when I’d just turned 40 and the reality of being a single man in your forties is you’re going to date women with children. And I would recom
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UFC Champ Robert Whittaker: “Being a Fighter Has Definitely Helped Me as a Father”

UFC World Middleweight Champ Robert Whittaker is a warrior in the Octagon. But while he’s best known for his sharp jab and devastating left hook, The Reaper’s guiding mantra has always been family first. Robert has been with his wife, Sofia, for 14 years, and is a devoted father to their three you
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Celebrating The Modern Father

This Father’s Day, we were proud to partner with Hunter Lab in celebrating dads of today.
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Darren Lyons: "I Wish I Had Inherited Some More Of My Dad’s Humble Nature."

Darryn Lyons has always had big ambitions. It was a chance meeting with Rupert Murdoch that propelled his career from regional newspaper photographer to the king of paparazzi as the founder of the UK-based media agency, Big Pictures. Back in Geelong, he became Mayor of his home-town from 2013-2016 –
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Brent “Boomer” Harvey Hates Losing. So How Does He Cope With Being a Touchline Dad?

My dad was, to put it really simply, a very sore loser when he was playing sport. I think the trait that I learnt from him was to be super-competitive – I love winning, but I think I hate losing more. Dad played for North Heidelberg as did all my uncles and my brother when I went there as wel
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Things My Father Taught Me: Father Bob Maguire

In many people’s eyes, his father James was a violent, wife-beating drunk – a hopeless case. But Father Bob Maguire, the Roman Catholic priest, community worker and media personality, happens to have a soft spot for hopeless cases. His own research into his family history is a search for answers to
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Matt Tilley: "My dad was more of a safety-net than a loaded gun"

MATT TILLEY, 49 Comedian / radio presenter Father of Grace (17), Jack (15) and Oscar (13) My dad, Trevor, taught me how to shave and how to change a car tyre. The poor bastard had no choice. There was no YouTube back then. He was an old-fashioned person with a new-age way of thinking. I’d say he wa
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School of Rock: 6 Dwayne Johnson Quotes To Dad By

It’s hard to believe that not so long ago, Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson was perceived by the world as a meathead wrestler. Today, he’s the world’s most bankable movie star, an action-hero with 20-inch biceps and a heart of gold. But he’s also the new dad-hero. This, after all, is the family-man w
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How Having Kids Stopped Shaun Micallef Needing Approval “In A Pathetic Way”

“In the beginning I started out [in comedy] with this insatiable appetite for performing and I was very, very needy,” Micallef says. “I always needed approval, I hungered for it in a pathetic way. Talk to people I worked with early on and they’ll tell you, I was dreadful. Because I came over to Melb
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Things My Father Taught Me: Danny Katz

Danny Katz is a veteran columnist (The Sydney Morning Herald / The Age) and the author of the award-winning children’s book series, Little Lunch. Here, he reflects on his dad’s “god-like” influence and excruciating jokes. Dad is a scientist but he was obsessed with music and
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RUOK Dad?

An open letter from Matt Martino. On this RUOK Day it’s a great time to reach out dad to dad and just see if we are ok. In these days where parenting has become a competitive sport, it’s good to not feel like we always have to score, but to just be part of a team. To realise we are all the same.
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