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Confessions of a not-so-perfect man with a Dad Attitude
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Parenthood: Moving Beyond Facebook Envy to Reality

Parenthood: Moving Beyond Facebook Envy to Reality | Daddytude | Scoop.it
Over Christmas break, I became obsessed with the idea that I wanted another baby even though my soul knew this to be untrue.
I did not want another baby, but I'd read a blog that made me think I did.
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As for me and my house we will serve the Lord!

As for me and my house we will serve the Lord! | Daddytude | Scoop.it
We will serve the Lord   “But as for me and my household, we will serve the Lord.” (Joshua 24:15)   We see this verse all over the place.  On plaques, photos, walls, in just about every believers house that we visit.  It is difficult to walk into...
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Reporter's Notebook: Western dad reflects on raising children in 'Tiger Mom ... - Fox News

Reporter's Notebook: Western dad reflects on raising children in 'Tiger Mom ...Fox NewsSometimes I feel like I'm becoming a "Tiger Dad." At other times I feel like a wimp Western father who questions if we are being too hard on our kids.
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Rolling Around In My Head: Family Day

Rolling Around In My Head: Family Day | Daddytude | Scoop.it
In Ontario we celebrate 'Family Day' and, though I suspect that someone searched for a purpose for a February holiday, it's not a bad idea. I must admit that the word 'family' is highly suspect in the vocabulary of many.
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What Every Mother or father Requires To Know About Parenting ...

Never set work above your child. Needless to say it can be needed to work in order to support oneself and your family, but in case you are by no means close to, your child will almost certainly feel as though ...

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If These Marriage Trends Continue, the Word “Father” Will Soon Be ...

If These Marriage Trends Continue, the Word “Father” Will Soon Be ... | Daddytude | Scoop.it
The story presages a depressingly hopeless future for many American children because of a simple fact that we can't avoid: children born to married couples still are more likely to graduate from college, have a higher income ...
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Useful Advice For As Being A Better Father or mother Naples G4

Useful Advice For As Being A Better Father or mother. Initially Child Or 4th? Great Tips For All Mom and dad! There can be countless struggles that parents confront every day that occasionally it appears that absolutely nothing ...
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Parenting changes with each generation - Albert Lea Tribune

Parenting changes with each generation - Albert Lea Tribune | Daddytude | Scoop.it

Parenting changes with each generation. I have been known to be a little sneaky in my parenting days. I remember a sleepover one night that my boys were having.

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Fatherhood and the Second Child

Fatherhood and the Second Child | Daddytude | Scoop.it
File under: Fatherhood. Having a second child often seems like a complete rehash of how everything happened the first time around. Your wife finds out that she's pregnant, you go to prenatal appointments, and you start decorating a new ...
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Adventures in Fatherhood- “Across the plains and over the border ...

Adventures in Fatherhood- “Across the plains and over the border ... | Daddytude | Scoop.it
Unfortunately we don't get out to my parent's place all that often. Since Liam was born almost one year ago we had only been out there twice. We decided we needed to make the time to go visit, see the grandparents, great ...
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PARENTING: Who Cares? Not the right people - Muncie Star Press

PARENTING: Who Cares? Not the right people - Muncie Star Press | Daddytude | Scoop.it

PARENTING: Who Cares? Not the right people. Parents tell me their daughter is intelligent and did well in school up until the seventh grade, at which time she stopped doing the required work and her grades, consequently, went down...

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Try This Advice To Start To Be An Outstanding Mother or father ...

Try This Advice To Start To Be An Outstanding Mother or father. A Bundle Of Methods For Your Bundle Of Joy. No one is entirely prepared for that hardships that parenting will deliver their way since they finally experience it, ...
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It's O.K. for Children to See Their Parents Fight - NYTimes.com

It's O.K. for Children to See Their Parents Fight - NYTimes.com | Daddytude | Scoop.it
As a kid, I almost never heard my parents scream. Not that they didn't disagree. They were just so contained and so conflict-averse that whenever my mother expressed displeasure at my father with any sort of vigor, he'd say, ...
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Homeschooling….Is it worth it!

Homeschooling….Is it worth it! | Daddytude | Scoop.it
In a couple of months I will have the privilege and honor of speaking at the OCHEC homeschool convention here in Oklahoma City.   As I start pulling my thoughts together for this class….I have spent some time looking back over the past eight...
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Parents can differ in child-rearing - Independent Online

Parents can differ in child-rearing - Independent Online | Daddytude | Scoop.it

Parents can differ in child-rearing. A child reveals a lot when he blurts out in a fit of frustration that something Mom won't allow is perfectly OK with Dad. There are differences like these in every family.

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Fatherhood [Paperback] | Dad's Hangout

Fatherhood [Paperback] | Dad's Hangout | Daddytude | Scoop.it
It's pretending the present you love most is soap-on-a-rope.It's helping your children learn English as a second language. ...
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Modern Family

Modern Family | Daddytude | Scoop.it
With a very busy Saturday planned, I decided to hop into the shower while Matt was monitoring Grady playing on my iPhone in our bed. However, this is what I saw when I walked back into our bedroom. The rest of the clan was now there, and ...
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Why the Lowered Expectations for Fathers?

Why the Lowered Expectations for Fathers? | Daddytude | Scoop.it
When the father does it, that's looked at as something more akin to child care, not parenting. In explaining ... This is likely the case for many families, regardless if the mother is employed outside the home as well.
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Single Parent Dad: Family car kudos

Single Parent Dad: Family car kudos | Daddytude | Scoop.it
I've written before about how I think my Land Rover Defender is the perfect family car, not due to its properties, performance or capabilities but because it's great fun and has become another tool to bring our family together.
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The Parent 'Hood: Must kids be protected from harsh grandparents ...

“Children from age 3 and up are able to differentiate between their parents' authority and their grandparents' authority,” says family psychotherapist Fran Walfish, author of “The Self-Aware Parent” (Palgrave Macmillan).
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Ways to Deal with Sibling Rivalry in Stepfamilies - Cry Metals

Mother and father are consequently advised to adhere to a fair recreation of parenting with the many little ones. At times, a child might resent the existence of a step father or mother in his family and begin generating false ...
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'Over-reactive Parenting' Linked to Toddlers Acting Out - KTVZ

'Over-reactive Parenting' Linked to Toddlers Acting Out - KTVZ | Daddytude | Scoop.it

'Over-reactive Parenting' Linked to Toddlers Acting Out -- Researchers led by an OSU-Cascades professor have found that parents who anger easily and over-react are more likely to have toddlers who act out and become upset easily.

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7 Tips For Co-parenting Teens - Huffington Post (blog)

7 Tips For Co-parenting Teens - Huffington Post (blog) | Daddytude | Scoop.it

7 Tips For Co-parenting Teens. Parenting them under any circumstances can be tough, but co-parenting teens who move between two households presents particular challenges.

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Grandparents-to-be learn new child-rearing tricks - Chillicothe Gazette

Grandparents-to-be learn new child-rearing tricks - Chillicothe Gazette | Daddytude | Scoop.it

Grandparents-to-be learn new child-rearing tricks -- Anyone approaching the status of a grandparent clearly survived parenting the first time around. And babies still are babies.

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FATHER'S RIGHTS |

With that said, it is the current belief amongst psychological experts that children really benefit from a close relationship with both parents when the family is intact as well as when the family unit dissolves.
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