Tag Archives: Dad

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# 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 #27: You Are Not Your Father

This is great news if you are Luke Skywalker, but if you have a great dad this is not that reassuring. Expectant fathers should take the time to reflect on their own dads and see what kind of parent he … Continue reading

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Tip #18: Plan Ahead For Delivery Day

Heading to the hospital on Delivery Day (D-Day) can be a hectic, chaotic experience. The better prepared you are, the smoother it will go. Note: I said smoother, there is pretty much no way it is going to be smooth, … Continue reading

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Tip #8: You are no longer cool!

This is the one piece of advice I give to every new father. Embracing this idea quickly is critical to maintaining your sanity as a dad. The desire to be and/or look cool is something every man has. This need … Continue reading

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Tip #3: Most Parenting advice is sexist

I stopped reading parenting magazines when I was a new dad because they were insulting. Most of them acted like if a guy changed more than two diapers a week he was Superdad. As a father, doing your part is … Continue reading

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