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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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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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