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Dad Loses Epic Battle of Favorites
8 years ago

Dad Loses Epic Battle of Favorites

Here’s a video that’ll make your uterus skip a beat.

Oh, you don’t have a uterus, you say? Well, after watching his ridiculously cute battle of dad-daughter-wits, you’ll want …
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Aussie Study Confirms Father’s Postpartum Depression Hurts Children
8 years ago

Aussie Study Confirms Father’s Postpartum Depression Hurts Children

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Postpartum depression is a topic that we’ve been talking about since the early days of 8BitDad. It’s a real thing, and affects new fathers. But it’s not just new fathers that feel the burn from postpartum depression; a new study out of Australia shows that children may be in the ripple effect of PPD, specifically in relation to their fathers.

No one knows the exact percentage of PPD-affected fathers – Wikipedia puts the delta between – get this – 1.2% and 25.5%. Dr. Richard Fletcher, head of the “Fathers and Families” research program at the University of Newcastle, says 1.3% of fathers in their study experienced symptoms of depression.

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Study: Australian Dads Do Less Housework, Moms Still Happy
8 years ago

Study: Australian Dads Do Less Housework, Moms Still Happy

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A study down under by the AMP/National Centre for Social and Economic Modelling found that Aussie dads seem to be pulling less weight around the home, but their wives …
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DadBoost talks to ‘Fathering Adventures’ Creator Darren Lewis
8 years ago

DadBoost talks to ‘Fathering Adventures’ Creator Darren Lewis

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Maybe you’ve never heard of the 2011 Queensland Father of the Year, Darren Lewis. Hey man, that’s cool – we hadn’t heard of him either.

Dad Boost has, and …
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Happy Father’s Day, Australia!
8 years ago

Happy Father’s Day, Australia!

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Most people probably never think of this – but Father’s Day is a different date across the world. This most likely has to do with time zones and moon …
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Australian Biker Dad Posts Facebook Pic of Daughter Holding Loaded Gun
9 years ago

Australian Biker Dad Posts Facebook Pic of Daughter Holding Loaded Gun

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Biker dads in Australia: you’re like the rebel of the rebels. But don’t let that be the reason that you photograph your toddler daughter holding a loaded gun and …
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Oh Aussie Fathers – You So Crazy!
9 years ago

Oh Aussie Fathers – You So Crazy!

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Susie O’Brien is putting Australian fathers on blast for their unique and stubborn fashion choices. Socks and sandals? Answering the front door in tighty-whities? Tracksuits to school events? O’Brien’s …
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Australian Fathers Work Harder, Feel Bad
9 years ago

Australian Fathers Work Harder, Feel Bad

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A study by Australian Institute of Family Studies showed that Australian fathers are “toiling longer,” which if my Australian-to-English dictionary is accurate, either means working or masturbating.

The trade-off …
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