Tag Archives: Dad style

Dads, you are the standard by which all men are to be judged

By: Peter Sessum This is one of the duties that men must take seriously. Children look to their fathers as examples of how men should be and how they should be treated by men. You have one chance to set … Continue reading

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Punish for every infraction

By Peter Sessum As a headline it seems harsh, but as parents we are in the business of raising children to be productive members of society. Anything less than that is a disservice to our children and society as a … Continue reading

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Tip #41: Find Creative Means of Communication

By Peter Sessum There comes a point, I believe, that the voice of the parents stop being the voice of authority and more like white noise to be ignored. If you have ever spent time around a cat or a … Continue reading

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Tip #40: Let Them Learn the hard Way

By Peter Sessum As parents we love our children and want to protect them from everything, but at a certain point it becomes overbearing. The best lessons are hard learned so sometimes it is good to let children learn the … Continue reading

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Tip# 39 Avoid the Toddler Ten

By Peter Sessum Everyone has heard for the “Freshman 15” for new college students but no one talks about the Toddler 10 for new dads. It is a common affliction that no one seems to be spending any time or … Continue reading

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Tip #38 No Mean No and Stop Means Stop NOW

By: Peter Sessum I have said it before, one lesson I learned in the Army is that pets, privates and children all have one thing in common. If you are not in charge, they are. But it is more than … Continue reading

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Tip #37: Big Fun v. Little Fun

By: Peter Sessum I admit, I was sucked in by the Tweet, “When Kids Have Chores, I End Up Doing Work.” I was intrigued. But mostly, I was confused. How can you do the work if it is your kid … Continue reading

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