S1 E4 – The Good Enough Dad with Ben Hannant – Why head counts are important with big families

Ben Hannant had a kid nearly every year of his professional NRL career. He retired in 2016 with six children (now he has eight!!). Ben is a dad who believes in grit, hard work and the value of family. He also may have lost a child on the way to MacDonalds. Don’t worry, the child was found!

In this episode, Ben and Maggie chat about the magic of big families and why Ben’s “old school” attitude works for them. Ben also talks about the challenges of raising neurodivergent kids.

Ben is a former Australian rugby league footballer and boxer.

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