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Juggling too many things at one

What to do when you’re juggling too many plates

IT’S ALL COMING AT YOU AT ONCE. The dishwasher needs emptying. The kitchen still isn’t cleared up from lunch. The kids are jumping up and down for your attention. One’s desperately trying to show you a drawing and the other is asking for help with their game. You’re trying to listen to podcast in the background, one […]

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How to be more present with your kids

How to futureproof your relationship with your kids

  It hits you like a slap in the face… ‘Dad, you know when you get to level 9, there’s this really difficult trick? You need to get past Bowser but if you don’t time the jumps right, he gets you every time. I JUST DID IT’ She’s fizzing with excitement and you’re nodding. ‘Fantastic, well done.’ […]

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Overwhelmed dad

Do you live by the ‘Law of Flatpack?’

I’ve done my fair share of assembling flatpack furniture over the years. Not always successfully, I hasten to add. I don’t find following the instructions that easy. Or interesting. There have been quite a few times when I’ve inserted part A into what I thought was part B only to find it was part C. […]

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Matt Fox coaching burnout

How to avoid ‘The Crash’

This doesn’t get talked about much. It’s called ‘The Crash’ You must have heard of (or maybe known) someone who seemed to be leading a shiny life. By shiny, I mean: got it all sorted; successful; great social life; nice marriage and kids. One of those people who seem to find life easy. Then one […]

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staying connected with your kids when you're busy working

Is this ‘goodbye and I’ll see you when you feel duty bound to visit’?

Your kids grow up quickly, right? Think 5, 10 or 15 years from now. They’re ready to leave home. What are you hoping for? – They’ll be back to visit regularly? – They’ll call you up for a quick chat?  I reckon most dads feel this way. You think about that brilliant relationship you’ll have […]

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