Kids loving it! Meeting Mrs Claus. #smk #SantasMagicalKingdom

Being a parent is an emotional gamble at the best of times. None more-so than when you're dropping your kids off for their #firstdayofschool. Will your hard work in raising them pay off or will you unknowingly lose it all? I'm not crying...YOU ARE. This was The 40YrOldDad's experience.

A new era begins. Our kids are off to school. How did this even happen? Next they'll be driving. Where will this end? They'll be fine...I'm not crying. You are. Nothing to see here. Jog on...

Two of our Aussie Daddy Bloggers were asked to contribute his number one tip for new dads about to start their own journey into fatherhood. Check out what Justin P Bechtold from The 40YrOldDad, and Bruce Devereaux from Big Family Little Income, had to say.

Becoming a dad for the first time can be a daunting prospect, so we’ve asked 5 of the best for their top tips on preparing for fatherhood.