Tag Archives: Lessons Learned the Hard Way

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 #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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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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