Tag Archives: Deal with it

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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The Last Word on Public Breast-Feeding

By Peter Sessum Since August is National breast-feeding Month I thought it only appropriate that I address it in a parenting blog. So here it is, the final word on breast-feeding. OK, maybe not the final word, although it would … Continue reading

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Tip #34: Extreme Parenting, Bad for You, Bad for Baby

The recent Time magazine cover and article has brought breast feeding and extreme parenting into the national discussion. (The dad’s perspective is noticeably absent.) My advice, especially for dads, is not to get distracted by the sensational and focus on … Continue reading

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Tip #33: First Mother’s Day

By: Peter Sessum This will be the first Mother’s Day for Pete’s Parenting Pointers. It is also not a coincidence that it is also the first time the inspiration of the blog will have to figure out how to spend … Continue reading

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Tip #31: You Aren’t Your Baby’s Favorite

By: Peter Sessum This can be a shot in the gut for anyone not prepared for it. For your own sanity, I would pretty much assume this is how things are going to be for the rest of your life. … Continue reading

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Tip #12: Enjoy the Phase You are in

When people think of having kids, they think of first words, first steps or other major milestones. Unfortunately, you can only do something or the first time once. After that, it can be done all the time. And then the … Continue reading

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Tip #10: Rules on Diaper Changing

For new parents, diaper changing can be a point of contention. This is usually a result of sleep deprivation and short tempers. Here are a few guidelines that can be used even when sleepy to make things easier. 1.Diaper changing … Continue reading

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