Tag Archives: Teamwork

Tip #19: Teach Your Kid What You Know

Best thing a dad can do is get out of the whole gender roles argument. Spending time with your kid is what is important. So teach your kid what you know and you will always have quality time together. In … Continue reading

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Tip #13: Seek Understanding, Not Silence

A common rookie mistake, the kid is crying and the parent just wants to shut the kid up. That is a short term solution with no long term benefits. What you need to do is be able to understand where … Continue reading

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Tip #11: Be Part of a Team

Eleven years ago, I looked down at a squiggling little seven-week-old girl and said, “You are new to life, I am new to parenting, but if we stick together we will get through this.” It was my first solo day … Continue reading

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Tip #3: Most Parenting advice is sexist

I stopped reading parenting magazines when I was a new dad because they were insulting. Most of them acted like if a guy changed more than two diapers a week he was Superdad. As a father, doing your part is … Continue reading

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Tip #1: There can only be one Alpha

As a sergeant in the Army I had a saying, “Pets, privates and children all have one thing in common. If you aren’t in charge, they are.” This is true, all three need boundaries. If you don’t aren’t the one … Continue reading

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