A call to all good men: man standing on rock in front of ocean

A call to all good men

Men have been given great responsibility for the lives and families and communities in their care, and they have been given great strength to fulfill these responsibilities.

 
There are many good men using their strength to provide, nurture, protect and care for their families but unfortunately there are also a great many men who are getting it wrong and causing untold damage in the process. Read More

12 steps to authentic fathering: Nebraska v Iowa - father hugs son

12 steps to authentic fathering

As fathers we will impact our children’s lives deeply and forever, that is a given, the only choice is whether it will be for good or for bad.

 
The great privilege of  fathering is that you have the power to lay the foundation for an emotionally whole and successful life in your child. Read More

A father's love for his daughter: Girl (8-10) on father's shoulders by sea, rear view

A father’s love for his daughter

My daughter Blythe.

 
I adore her. Our passionate love affair has lasted just over fourteen years and shows no sign of waning. Still when I hear her voice, or her name comes up on my phone a smile starts at the centre of my soul and wells up through my being. It wasn’t love at first sight though. The night we first met neither of us was at our best. The details are a bit vague in my mind now but I do remember her crying bitterly and me being thoroughly exhausted. Before the night was over though, she was in my arms. Two days later she moved in and we’ve been together ever since.
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