David Willans

Founder of Being Dads, exploring what it means to be a great dad

http://www.beingdads.com
David Willans is dad to two boys (7 & 9). In 2014 he set up Being Dads to scratch his own itch. One day he caught himself being an angry dad. This set him off on an adventure to work out how to be a great dad. Being Dads shares all the stories and insights he's picking up along the way.
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Really being there. Being present. How to do it.

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Career or kids, what’s a dad to do with that choice when you’re faced with it?

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Being in the moment is bad advice for parents in these situations

by David Willans
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How suncream made me see things from my son’s perspective

by David Willans
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Applying mental models to parenting

by David Willans
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What a cabby taught me about being a dad and a leader

by David Willans
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Emotions are signals, how to read and react to them better

by David Willans
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How much sleep your kids really need

by David Willans
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Curiousity in kids’ brains and how it helps them learn even boring things

by David Willans
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How to be a better Provider for your family.

by David Willans
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Kid’s emotions aren’t there to be ‘dealt with’, they’re doorways to deeper understanding

by David Willans
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When routines for your kids don’t work, you might be the problem

by David Willans
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How the map of masculinity damages our dads and what you, dad, can do about it.

by David Willans
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How to get your kids to tell you about their day

by David Willans
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These questions will make you a better dad

by David Willans
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Being a more patient parent

by David Willans

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