Author: Tom Hilson Perrie

Personal Development for Dads Who Want to Excel in Life and Parenthood

Living with a ‘Messy’ Home Life

I live with what I would call a ‘messy’ home life. Lots of people do. I want to take a moment to explain what I mean when I call my home life messy, however, because it may differ from what other people mean. But first I want to explain why this is important. Firstly, its…
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3 Keys to Understanding ‘Deliberate Parenting’ and How It Can Transform Your Childs Life

I want to highlight three keys to understanding what I mean by ‘deliberate’ parenting. I genuinely believe that most parents go through their lives blind to the effects that their lives have on their children. It’s not a popular thing to say, but I honestly believe it to be true. Sure, most of us want…
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How Not to Screw Up Your Kids: Lessons Extracted From “This Be The Verse” by Philip Larkin.

One of the things I love is life and truth as expressed through art. That is not to say that all art tells the truth, but occasionally, you find a piece – be it poetry or painting; musical or mosaic – which speaks a truth. I find that those expressions are so often deeply insightful…
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What’s Wrong with Calling Your Daughter Beautiful?

I want to address a point straight away, before I get into the ‘meat’ of this article, because I can hear the complaints right now… so letme calm you down before you read on. There is nothing wrong with telling yourdaughter she is beautiful. But what I want to highlight to you as a concern,…
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The Secret to Understanding Bad Behaviour in Your Children.

It’s generally not a great idea to give a generic ‘one-size-fits-all’ advice on parenting… children are all different, as are parents, as are circumstances, so any advice that does not factor in all of your specifics should be taken with more than just a pinch of salt.  I say all of this to highlight that…
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