Tag Archives: Responsibility

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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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 #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 #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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