Hi, my name’s Alex Laguna, and this is my story.

I have two small children and recently I became divorced. Suddenly I found myself having to parent my kids without the guidance of my partner. It was bad enough my kids had to go through a divorce, now they had to deal with a dad who didn’t have a clue what he was doing.

I really wanted to be a better father, and that meant getting organized and doing some homework for myself – that’s how I came up with  Betterdads.com.  The more I learned about  what my kids needed, the more I began to think there must be other fathers in the same position as me, and that there was a good chance I could help.

Maybe you’re a single dad. Maybe you’re happily married. Maybe you’re divorced. Or maybe you’re a father who is just too busy to stay in touch with your kids. Betterdads.com is open to everyone who feels that things could be better if we all started sharing our experiences.

I hope you enjoy the concept as much as I have enjoyed putting it all together.

Best, Alex

The Team

We all have day jobs but Better Dads is something we believe in passionately.

Alex Laguna

Alex Laguna


Alex founded BetterDads after going through a divorce in 2010. His company Daymaker Lighting provides gaffer and lighting design for the film industry. He has two children with a third on its way!

Nicho Plowman

Nicho Plowman


Nicho Plowman is an entrepreneur and Vedic Meditation Practitioner. He lives on Sydney's Northern Beaches with his wife Heidi, and their two girls aged 8 & 6.

Nicho Plowman

Christopher Plowman


Christopher is the co-founder of internet start-up TIX.COM.AU. He is based in Indonesia where he is focused on expanding TIX into Asia. He has two children.

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