Tag Archives: Parenting Style

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 #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# 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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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 #32: You Don’t Have to Like Kids to be a Good Parent

People seem to be surprised when I say I don’t like children. I have a daughter, how can I not like children? The answer is simple. I love child, singular, I hate children. I love my child with all my … Continue reading

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