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Build up your frequent father points

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A good friend enthusiastically told me how he was looking forward to spending a few days away on his own with his two kids, aged 10 and 13.  He was feeling quite chuffed.   He was having some ‘dad time’ with his kids.   Good on him!    He was doing some memory-building & relationship-building, as well as having some fun.   He told me that he was aware that his kids were getting older and he knew such opportunities were diminishing.  I’ve been hearing this type of story a lot lately.    Gone are the days when the only relationship many men had with their kids was through their wife. She would explain him to the kids (‘Your dad’s very busy but he would love to see you play sport but he can’t make it.’) As well, she’d keep him up-to-date with the children’s liv...(sign-up as a member to continue reading this article)

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