Tag Archives: Raising

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 #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 #34: Extreme Parenting, Bad for You, Bad for Baby

The recent Time magazine cover and article has brought breast feeding and extreme parenting into the national discussion. (The dad’s perspective is noticeably absent.) My advice, especially for dads, is not to get distracted by the sensational and focus on … 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 #25:Your Kids Are a Descendant of You Not an Extension of You

You see extreme examples of this on reality shows. Parents trying to live through their kids. No matter what success your child has in life, it will never be your success. Their failure, however, may completely be your failure. You … Continue reading

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Is Your Kid Awake? The Nose Knows

This isn’t really a parenting tip that everyone can put into practice, but it is something that has worked for me for a number of years and I thought I would pass it along. My gravestone is going to read, … Continue reading

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Tip #22: Kids Are Weird

All too often, I have check in on my child and asked, “What are you doing?” Not that I want her to stop what she is doing. More that I am curious what is going on in her little head … Continue reading

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