With the birth of our second mini-munchkin, a wonderfully innocent (read: no kids) friend has asked me to share some parental secrets to get them ready for their first baby. With bravado I stupidly said "Ask away and I'll write blog posts in answer". Here's the first insight in our ongoing Guide for New Dads.
Here’s my take on some tips to be an awesome dad. The tips aren’t really in any order of importance, but to me they stand out as the values that I try to base my dadding on. I don’t always succeed but, hey, we’re all human.
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As a serious addict of the original Nintendo console, there is one game that changed my world as a kid; The Legend Of Zelda. It is still my favourite game of all time but now, as a father, I've realised that it is still giving to me. Here are the Top 4 Lessons that I've learned … Continue Reading ››
I know there are many reasons why a Man should Barbecue (BBQ). Little clean up, having a beer while cooking, show off mad chef skill; but for this list I have tried to be more Dad friendly; I have Daddified the BBQ! I hope this will help wives out there to understand how very important … Continue Reading ››
When I became a father I looked for the best dad-role models to emulate. TV and film was full of moronic dumb dads who only showed me that dads were supposedly useless. So, instead, I looked to my favourite retro console for keen insight into the dadding mind. Here are the Top 5 Dads you'll find … Continue Reading ››
It's that time of year again down here in almost-sunny Victoria... the Royal Melbourne Show! Everybody down here already knows what it is, and that it's a family event. So instead of reviewing it, I thought that I would list the top 5 reasons why Dads should go.