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Mercury at full stretch

Mercury at full stretch

Through a 12-year-old’s naive prism we see our parents as immortals. And, writes Mark Nunan, when they display strength, perseverance and resolve, they are.

Little Bear and work bugbears

Little Bear and work bugbears

For British dad Dave Freed, returning to ‘part-time’ work after seven months’ parental leave was a culture shock – not least because of the attitudes of some colleagues.

Prof’s Point of Brew: Mornington Lager

Prof’s Point of Brew: Mornington Lager

“Phwoar… the AFL’s over and now I have to back up for Spring Carnival? Is there a crafty lager to help me through?” We put this conundrum to our beer guru Pete Mitcham. Quick as a flash he returned fire: Mornington Peninsula Brewery Lager.

Preaching papas’ plight with Mike Cruse

Preaching papas’ plight with Mike Cruse

In The Dad Website’s latest profile, we catch up with Mike Cruse, creator of the popular parenting blog Papa Does Preach (I know, we can’t get the Madonna song out of our heads now, either).

Kids quitting: a father’s dilemma

Kids quitting: a father’s dilemma

For Californian dad Eric Miller, applying Malcolm Gladwell’s ‘10,000-hour rule’ – the suggested time required to master something – to his daughter’s many endeavours has proven an impossible task.