Tag Archives: Life skills

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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It Might ‘Take a Village’ but Raising Your Kid is Your Responsibility

By: Peter Sessum I get it, your child is your special little snowflake and the most important person in the world to you. Unfortunately, your kid is just another of billions of children in the world to me and pretty … 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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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# 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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What is Your Parental Authority Based on?

By: Peter Sessum There is no quicker way to prove to your child that you have no power over them than to yell, “Respect my authoritah!” While parents do not have to rule with an iron fist, there needs to … Continue reading

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