I have tried my best to ignore the social media posts, the seemingly endless email spam and even the harmless sales assistants reminding me of their Father's Day sale. But it is a day that's hard to escape.
As a sole parent, who does all the hard work that most of us do as parents, but with no shared responsibility, I claim Father's Day for myself.
I used to wonder what my wife did all day with the kids, and why when I got home at night the house was such a mess. Then I had my time at home.
For Father's Day, five Aussie radio stars recall their favourite pieces of 'Dadvice'.
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Unfortunately, not all men feel enabled and entitled to balance their work and family commitments in a meaningful way. They are the worse for it, as are their daughters and sons.
All the burgers, bacon and ribs a dad could want.
Feasting at Home
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“I made this decadent Dark Chocolate Blood Orange Bundt Cake last Saturday, not knowing then how much I would end up needing it in the days to come. The next day, my dad passed away, and piece by piece, it’s been nurturing me this week.”
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I thought I had years to make up for being a crap daughter. So, here's a gift that I couldn't give you when you were alive. I want to tell you that YOU WERE RIGHT ABOUT EVERYTHING.
The topic for today and every day, for seemingly the rest of your life... is POO! Never in the history of your life did you ever think you could possibly talk about anything in as much detail.
When I realised this was my first Father's Day without Dad my first thought was, "well, at least I won't have to go looking for a gift". But actually, there's nothing I'd rather do.