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The first night…

You can do it You've got this

Do you remember the first night after separation or divorce when your child stayed over with you? I was a little nervous, I just had to step up , plan and ensure it all worked. I very quickly got in the swing of things and it worked out well. … [Continue reading]

Are you All in or do you Chip in

30 years ago it was common place in a heterosexual relationship for the female to do all the housework, cooking and parenting of the children. The male was responsible for earning money and mowing the lawns. Often the male also took on the role of … [Continue reading]

Health and fitness for Dads in the new COVID world

Steven Dornik_Health and Fitness Coach

Let’s face it fellas, the last 18 months have been tough.  Bloody tough.  Who thought that the world would be where we are at right now just 18 months ago?  Whilst lockdowns, self-isolation, quarantine have all become the vernacular, we have had to … [Continue reading]

Looking after your teenagers mental health during lockdowns

The more we have lockdowns the more it can be affecting your teenagers mental health. There is suffering in enormous numbers and Dads you need to be concerned and do what you can to help your teenagers get through these challenging lockdowns. We … [Continue reading]

We’re back after being hacked

So pleased we are back up and running after being classed a dangerous site by Google. Here's how it happened... 2 month ago I suddenly started receiving thousands of email bounce backs in my inbox. Investigating it, I found out through our hosting … [Continue reading]

Cauliflower and Zucchini Soup

I got onto this recipe when I stayed at the Golden Door retreat, every time I make it, the kids practically lick the bowl clean. It's really awesome! For the soup lovers that like it a little hot, drop a small dollop of chilli mixture in the center … [Continue reading]

What is Coercive Control and where to seek help

Coercive control refers to a pattern of controlling behaviors that create an unequal power dynamic in a relationship. These behaviors give the perpetrator power over their partner, making it difficult for them to leave. Sometimes, coercive control … [Continue reading]

Would your son or daughter know how to land a Airbus A380?

NO?...Your right! because know one has shown them how too and they would crash for sure. Its the same as your child handling new situations in life as they get older.If they are not told how best to handle and cope with situations, they'll … [Continue reading]

Establishing good communication with your children’s Mother

This is one of the most important things you can do for yourself and your children. No longer required or is it appropriate to discuss aspects of your life such as feelings, hopes, dreams, plans, finances or what you did today. Share this stuff with … [Continue reading]

Divorced dads take on choosing a life partner

Have you ever wondered if you have chosen the right partner? There are some telltale signs that can be quite subtle and will become more evident as time goes on. Im not a relationship expert, but from relationship breakdown experience I can … [Continue reading]

Toasted ham sandwich – in the frypan

If you're like me, I'm always trying to impress the kids with some Dads Cooking. This might not sound like a biggy but the difference you get in taste between a toaster and a fry-plan is huge, when you cook your toasties in non-stick pan - you will … [Continue reading]

Mate, its important but not that important

I'm talking about work. I recently read a story about a Dad who was told by his doctor that he was going to die of cancer. He immediately thought that he should have spent far more time with his children and made them more of a priority. … [Continue reading]