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Ex-SAS Solider With a Toddler Has 7 Tips on How to Dad

With his shaven head and arms the size of ham hocks, Kevin Toonen looks like a very tough customer. This isn’t a case of appearances proving deceptive either. During his 18 years in the military, Toonen not only served in the Australian Special Forces, he eventually wound up as their high-performanc

Study: It Can Take Your Wife 547 Days To Feel Sexy Again After a Baby. Here's What To Do...

New dads don’t enjoy much action. Use this game-plan from a top sexologist to handle the frustration and get things back on track.

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Jeremy’s story: The Quickie That Knocked Up The Father Hood

Last year, a quick email planted the seed for The Father Hood. Andrew McUtchen and I had been working on a project together. We’d met through work, but quickly connected as humans and talked about dad and life stuff more than work stuff.  Our calls would always start with chats about how things were
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The 10-Minute Workout: No Time? No Worries!

Celebrity trainer Chief Brabon can help you lose your love-handles fast. That’s good news because the dad-bod phenomenon is real. In fact, one US study found that on average fathers weigh 6kg more than childless men. That’s no surprise to Chief, one of Australia’s most respected personal train
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Jump-leads For Your Brain: How This Turbo-charged Coffee Changed My Life

We get it. If you’ve got small kids you got hardly any sleep last night (again). Meet your secret weapon: a slurpable form of salvation that fits neatly into a mug. It’s called Beforeyouspeak Coffee and it’s effectively a performance-enhancing drug for your working day. I’ll admit that when I
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Wife Too Tired For Sex This Year

Sydney woman Sandra White says she’s exhausted right now but would definitely be up for sex later in 2019. Explaining to her husband that she’d had a long day at work, White cheekily suggested they wake up early to do it – possibly one morning next September, but more realistically when the kids are
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To Be Honest: Why Nathan Buckley Becoming More Of A Father Figure Has Made Him A Better Coach

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Mick Jagger and Me: The Old Dads’ Club

Thank God for Mick Jagger. Whenever I’m feeling that I made my run too late by starting this fatherhood caper well past my prime, I just catch up with the latest on the procreation habits of my big-lipped, skinny-hipped buddy. In December 2016, Jagger fathered his eighth child. He was 73 at the time
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Ex-SAS Solider With a Toddler Has 7 Tips on How to Dad

With his shaven head and arms the size of ham hocks, Kevin Toonen looks like a very tough customer. This isn’t a case of appearances proving deceptive either. During his 18 years in the military, Toonen not only served in the Australian Special Forces, he eventually wound up as their high-performanc
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What I Know About Fatherhood - Matt Tilley

MATT TILLEY, 49 Stand-up comic / radio presenter Father of Grace (17), Jack (15) and Oscar (13)
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The No.1 Tactic For Long-distance Dads

At first travelling for work can feel like a glamorous perk. You mop up the frequent flyer points, nab a good night’s sleep in a hotel and (whisper it) also wangle a temporary break from the parenting treadmill.  But when you’ve got a young family and you’re away from home a lot, the novelty quickly
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Wake Up Your Face: 5 Instant Hacks to Look Less Tired

During the early stages of fatherhood the only way to rise and shine is by eating yeast and shoe-polish. Crushing fatigue is simply part of the deal. But you don’t have to look like an extra from The Walking Dead. Use these expert grooming tricks to disguise the visible effects. SHARPEN YOUR EDGE Wh
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Put On a Few Kilos Over Summer? Here’s What To Wear to Hide Your Gut

It’s the tail-end of the silly season so no doubt you’ve eaten, drunk and made merry. As a result, there’s a fair chance you’re carrying a bit of extra timber. Trouble is that it’s also summer and it’s bloody hot out there. That means whenever you’re off-duty you’re almost certainly wearing a T-shir
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Future-proof Your Marriage – Insider Tips From A Divorce Lawyer

Buckle up. We’re now entering peak season for divorces. “There is always a pick-up of new clients, come February and March time, from relationships that have broken down in January or around the Christmas period,” says Daniel Myers, a family lawyer at R.B. Flinders in Melbourne. For married couples,
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The Worst Advice I Ever Got About Fatherhood

“Remember boys like simple names,” she said.  “And girls hate to have the same name as everyone in their class.” This, you understand, wasn’t the worst piece of advice I got about fatherhood. I even thought it was reasonably sane. But that tip-off came from the same source as the bad advice that fol
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