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The Consistent Imbalance of Parenting

Children need to know that they don’t have the power over the decision-making and that they don’t need to worry about what’s for dinner, when to bathe, when to play. All they need to do is rely on his/her parent to take care of the hard stuff. Trouble comes if they’re given decision-making power over you, and they’ll test us. They’ll test us every single day. They can be encouraged to have a choice, but not the ability to make decisions over what the  ...

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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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Meet Other Moms with the Peanut App

Being a parent can be a lonely lifestyle. Sure you exchange pleasantries with other parents at the park or when your child shares, waves at, or accosts another, but it’s often hard to meet people to talk to when you’re only company is a baby.  Some clever and opportunistic  ...

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