Is Dad Guilt Real?

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Does a Dad experience Dad-Guilt similar to Mum-Guilt? Mums are well known for experiencing ‘mum guilt’, but do we have a monopoly on guilt or do dads feel ‘dad guilt’? We are finding more dad’s do experience dad guilt. This is often due to the fact they are unable to spend the quality time with their children due to either work or separation. Dad’s can also feel a sense of guilt when the baby is […]

Ethics of Medical Doctors under the Microscope

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The recent story regarding the USA doctor diagnosing and prescribing cancer treatment to healthy patients is alarming. The reason was simply to make money from pharmaceutical companies. We expect our doctors to be ethical, moral and high standing citizens, but I ask why? Doctors are human beings with the same wants, desires, needs, emotions and issues as every other person on the planet. We are shocked and surprised when we hear stories of abuse of […]

Unfallen Heroes

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Why not applaud our Strong and Resilient We hear almost weekly stories about the person who lost half their body weight through diet and exercise, recovered from a gambling addiction that cost them their family, livelihood and friends or the alcohol addiction that saw them in the depth of despair. It is always interesting how we applaud those who have struggled with addiction or issues they have recovered from. We congratulate and celebrate their achievements treating […]

Travel with Kids

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SURVIVING TRAVEL WITH KIDS With most of us now ready to enjoy that school holiday time away, we pack our cars, load up the kids and hit the road. While we look forward to that relaxing vacation, travelling to our holiday destination can leave us stressed and ready to cancel the trip before we arrive. Long journeys by car, with kids that are bored and often fighting in the back seat, can quickly remove our […]