Tag Archives: Hard Learned Lessons

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 #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 #30: Kids are Delicate and Tough at the Same Time

Seeing your kid get hurt is about the most horrifying thing in the world, especially for a new parent. Being the cause of a child’s pain will cause many parents to beat themselves up. It is good that you don’t … Continue reading

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Tip #29: Babies Don’t Need a Bath Everyday

Children really should come with instructions. It would make things so much easier. Of course if they did, you wouldn’t need this blog. I, for one, was really relieved when the doctor told me that not only do children not … Continue reading

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Tip #28: You Have Time to Childproof Your Home

That first moment home from the hospital is great. You walk through the door with a brand new baby and get to introduce your child to his new home. Then it hits you, this place is a baby death trap. … Continue reading

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