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Australia: Dads To Be Short-Changed on Father’s Day
7 years ago

Australia: Dads To Be Short-Changed on Father’s Day

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This Sunday, September 2nd is Father’s Day in Australia, and word around the outback is that dads are prepared to receive gifts valued at less than half of the value of those bought for Mother’s Day.

While moms (or mums, as they call’em) received Mother’s Day gifts with an average value of $60, dads are expected to see gifts valued around $28, says IBISWorld.

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Study Claims Teen Daughters Unaffected By Lack of Father
8 years ago

Study Claims Teen Daughters Unaffected By Lack of Father

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So, long story short: A study by the Melbourne Institute of Applied Economic and Social Research, helmed by director Deborah Cobb-Clark, states that while teenage boys without fathers are more likely to turn to crime, teen girls are unaffected.

And as the studies always find, having an involved dad is great, but just having a dad in the home cuts down boys’ involvements in criminal and delinquent activity.

Wait, wait, wait. But…what about daughters?

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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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Australian Biker Dad Posts Facebook Pic of Daughter Holding Loaded Gun
8 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!
8 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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