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I Figured Out the Root of All Arguments – for Grown-Ups and Kids

As I was just putting my daughter to bed and sitting silently in the dark as she drifted off, I was thinking about why she always asks for one more story or for me to just sit there until well after she’s asleep. She wants to know I’m still there, looking after her. But then, as my mind wandered further I thought about common arguments or usual discussions that happen as part of any relationship. “Where do you want to eat?” The classic evening back-and-forth where no  ...

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Why New Dads Make the Best Employees

Becoming a father has been an incredible experience so far. It’s truly amazing to create a person that finds you simultaneously fascinating, infuriating, hilarious, and nurturing. In addition to my new home-life challenges and constant rewards, my work-life has improved. I’m more focused on my  ...

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Should Mum Always Be Bad Cop?

A theme has developed as part of our ever-changing family dynamic. My wife is the one who administers the medicine while our daughter squirms like an otter. She also seems to be the one blowing baby’s nose, cutting nails, and wrestling to get her curly hair into bunches, which look  ...

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Why Kids Need a Role Model

It’s all too easy to fall into routines and daily habits that form into ‘just the way we are’. In the schoolyard and beyond, it’s easy to succumb to the influence of those around us. How we talk, act, and behave toward each other can be a direct result of what we learn.   Spending time  ...

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