Red Hot Chili Peppers Anthony Kiedis: “Surfing makes me a better Dad

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Life’s a beach for Anthony Kiedis. Literally.

“My goal for the year is to get better at surfing, which I think will make me a better father,” the Red Hot Chili Peppers frontman, 45, told PEOPLE Tuesday. “The more time I spend in the ocean, the better off I am when I’m around (3-month-old son Everly Bear).”

Looking forward to 2008, first-time dad Kiedis said, “Just to be present and in the moment with my boy, that’s about all I can ask for.”

The 45-year-old musician -- who adds that Everly Bear “sleeps like a dream this kid, it’s great” -- hints that he and his girlfriend, model Heather Christie, may already be planning another family expansion.