Can PTSD be a symptom of divorce

I do believe that the stress and grief cause through separation and divorce can result in PTSD.  To understand this we first need to know what Post Traumatic Stress Disorder is? It is a mental illness or mental disorder which is a diagnosable illness … [Continue reading]

The top pain points of separation

There are so many individual things that cause pain after separation.  It sometimes feels like your stuck on a emotional roller coaster. I've talked before about ways to "SELF CARE" during these years, but when I think about what it is that causes … [Continue reading]

How to be an active dad

Some Dads are hell busy with their work and can not or do not leave enough energy at the end of the day or week to spend quality time with their kids and important people in their life. They eventually put on weight and loose touch with a healthy … [Continue reading]

We all know the woman who disappeared on her way home from Friday night drinks

Her name was Jill Meagher and her murder rocked our world. Who saw the documentary on ABC called CONVICTION? I was so proud of the police who were assigned to the murder case. They worked so hard to solve it and they did quickly. It took six days … [Continue reading]

A quick way for men to determine if you have hearing loss?

Hearing loss isn’t the kind of thing most men like to talk about but in fact, about 1 in 6 people in Australia suffer from hearing loss which increases to over 1 in 4 for people over 60. Most men tend to ignore the early signs of hearing loss, … [Continue reading]

Can Richie be a good step dad?

In short, yes and no? I hope Richie realises the importance of the decision he has made. It has been all glitz and glamour for the Bachelor and lets face it, its not real world! It's pretty easy to fall in love when you have 22 women … [Continue reading]

Research your next car online

Usually, cars are considered the second biggest expense, the first one being housing. We either love cars or we don’t, either way, we have to buy them at some point and while doing so we encounter confusion, unnecessary hurdles and problems. We end … [Continue reading]

Men – managing emotions

Men often feel that that they have to go it alone, that they're responsibility is to provide and look after there family and love one's whilst putting there own feelings and needs last. This can play with mens emotions particularly if they do not … [Continue reading]

Why its important for Dads to self care

Self-care is essential for your physical well-being and ultimately your sense of happiness every day. Without self-care, your relationships with others can be hurt or less than satisfactory. There are countless forms of self-care that do not need to … [Continue reading]

Dads saving dollars by DIY at home

You don’t need to have a huge knowledge about cars and their parts to maintain a car. A little bit of knowledge and some DIY can save you from spending hundreds of dollars. You can use scheduled maintenance guides, fact sheets and watch instructional … [Continue reading]

Since when are Dads not apart of a safety network?

Thanks to one of our active Dads that came across this poster and instantly felt uncomfortable with the underlying message being told to children. It was sent home with the kids from their school in Melbourne. The children were being taught "body … [Continue reading]

It’s a fact that everyone loves babies that is as long as it’s not theirs.

Babies may look like little bundles of happiness but that’s as long as they don’t throw a tantrum or wake you up in the middle of the night every day, testing your patience to the very limits. Here we have noted down some of the pros and cons of … [Continue reading]