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The Privilege and Joy of Parenting

Fathers Day is not just a day to honour our dads (My own dad is my role model for kindness, generosity and resilience); it’s a time to remember the privilege and joy of being a parent. This month, as my … Continue reading

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#49 Happy to be humble – the secrets of sane parenting

To find happiness as a parent requires the humility to learn from your children. As a dad, I sometimes can’t tell if I’m parenting or being parented. At different stages of our relationships, it’s hard to tell who’s growing faster. … Continue reading

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A Hundred Days to Happiness #48: The best job in the world . . . being a parent

On June 1st, 1992, my identity and my life changed forever – for the better. My first child was born and I became a father. I instantly understood unconditional love and was responsible for the care of someone whose wellbeing … Continue reading

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A Hundred Days to Happiness #46: What I Learn From My Dad

My dad has taught me the most about the art of living, and even though I think I’m grown up, he continues to teach me how to be a better father and how to be happy. My dad never ever … Continue reading

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#38 Where is the Happiest Place on Earth?

One of our favourite family vacation destinations has been Disneyland, the happiest place on earth. I’ve told my kids to notice the transformation in the families around us as we walked through the gates and entered the Magic Kingdom. Of … Continue reading

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A Hundred Days To Happiness: Happy To Be Humble – Secrets Of Sane Parenting

To find happiness as a parent requires the humility to learn from your children. As a dad, I sometimes can’t tell if I’m parenting or being parented. At different stages of our relationships, it’s hard to tell who’s growing faster. … Continue reading

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