Tag Archives: Man up

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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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 #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 #20 Keep Supplies Stocked and Have a Backup Handy

Another lesson learned the hard way. In theory, the concept of the diaper bag is simple. When leaving the house, you bring the necessary items to change diapers and feed the baby. It is a great thing to have, until … 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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