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Mother’s Day Surprises From You AND the Kids

Mother's Day is coming... Did you lose track of it too?If you haven't thought about what you are going to get for the lady in your life, you probably should- otherwise you'll be buying a half-dead bouquet of flowers from the gas station and hunting for a  greeting card that doesn't congratulate the reader on their recent gr ...read more

Choosing the right schools

How To Find a Good School

As soon as my baby girl started to smile, my mind started racing ahead toward college funds. School is important, and being in a good district was a big family planning decision when my wife and I moved where we did two years ago.Choosing a school is so much more than test scores (although you should review those too!). Because my wife works in edu ...read more

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How to Deal with Your Anger

Anger happens. Being a dad is crazy making! Unfortunately, what we do in those moments can have a truly detrimental affect on our family and our kids. But if we know how to master these intense feelings, we can regain control and be the loving dad we all want to be. Here are 4 concrete steps to turning the corner. Watch more videos at www. ...read more

Kids may not always tell the truth

Dealing with Lying: Stopping it Early

Let's face it. Kids are going to lie to you from time to time.They lie about cleaning their room. They lie about who started a fight. They lie about eating their vegetables when you can clearly see them on the floor.Personally, my younger self blamed everything that went wrong on an Alligator in red sneakers. My childhood mind apparently thoug ...read more

Follow good social media habits

Top 6 Rules For Social Media Now That You’re A Dad

Social media networks are everywhere - with Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Instagram and many more. They can be a great way to keep track of friends and colleagues, share pictures, or just to vent about how much of a pain traffic has been this week.But when you're a Dad, there's an added layer of thought that needs to go into your social me ...read more

Making pets kids' responsibility.

Kids and Pets: Making it THEIR Responsibility

"I want a puppy (or kitty/pony)"Whatever variation that will eventually come out of my daughter's mouth, those four words are among the most dreaded fatherhood milestones.It's also personal, because I wanted a dog growing up - as did my father - but my mother didn't. Mom won. I don't want my daughter her to feel like I ...read more

Choosing the right daycare center

Choosing the Right Daycare Center

Right now, my wife's on maternity leave with our daughter, and while we have some help coming from in-laws, in the next couple months we're going to need to answer the ever-worrisome family planning question about daycare. In a perfect world, my wife and I wouldn't even have to worry about daycare. However, like many families, neither one of us ...read more

Build self-esteem in children.

Building Proper Self Esteem

A child's self-esteem is one of the most valuable aspects of their social development, and a crucial part of fatherhood. It helps them build confidence as they grow older, and allows them to work through life's difficulties easier.That being said, however, I also recognize that there's a very fine line between creating healthy levels ...read more

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How to be a Great Dad

Parenting doesn't have to be so hard. So often Dads are second class parents, Moms are overburdened and the relationship has lost its joy. It doesn't have to be this way. Full Frontal Fatherhood is not just an effort to help men be better Dads, it's a concise formula to unravel the matrix of the disempowered modern family. This week's v ...read more

Life Changes After Children

Everyone always says “Once you become a Dad, your life is going to change forever.”  In my case, I thought, “Oh, come on!  How much could it change?” A lot. Four children later, I ‘m here to tell you that life definitely changes after children and here are the type of changes a Dad can expect.  They are all wonderful.  Or, at le ...read more

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