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Dad level: 3000

Dad level: 3000 | Modern Fatherhood | Scoop.it
The Internet's visual storytelling community. Explore, share, and discuss the best visual stories the Internet has to offer.
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Dad 2.0 Summit: Making the Case For a New Kind of Manhood

Dad 2.0 Summit: Making the Case For a New Kind of Manhood | Modern Fatherhood | Scoop.it
"Men are redefining what it means to be a man through parenthood"
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If I Have Gay Children: 4 Promises From a Christian Pastor/Parent

If I Have Gay Children: 4 Promises From a Christian Pastor/Parent | Modern Fatherhood | Scoop.it
I won't love them despite their sexuality, and I won't love them because of it. I will love them; simply because they're sweet, and funny, and caring, and smart, and kind, and stubborn, and flawed, and original, and beautiful... and mine....
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Peanut Butter Cheerios presents #howtodad

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Brilliant! 

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How the Desperate Quest to Protect Our Kids Is Making It Harder for Them

How the Desperate Quest to Protect Our Kids Is Making It Harder for Them | Modern Fatherhood | Scoop.it
We're raising a generation of sad, pale, bloated wimps, but it's fixable
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Some interesting stats here. Thoughts?

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Why I Never Tell My Sons To 'Be A Man'

Why I Never Tell My Sons To 'Be A Man' | Modern Fatherhood | Scoop.it
It's not that the phrase is abusive, it's that the phrase is limiting -- and frankly, confusing for a small child. Be a man? What does that even mean? I'm 35 and sometimes I'm not even sure what it means....
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"My parents raised me to be an uncommon man." – Austin Hatch, Plane Crash Survivor, Never Doubted He'd Make It - NBC News

"My parents raised me to be an uncommon man." – Austin Hatch, Plane Crash Survivor, Never Doubted He'd Make It  - NBC News | Modern Fatherhood | Scoop.it
When Austin Hatch stepped onto the court as a player for the University of Michigan’s basketball team on Sunday, he fulfilled a dream that only three years a...
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24 Ways to Prepare Your Young Girl to Become a Lovely Woman

24 Ways to Prepare Your Young Girl to Become a Lovely Woman | Modern Fatherhood | Scoop.it
24 Ways to Prepare Your Young Girl to Become a Lovely Woman.
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A Beautifully Honest Photo Series on Fatherhood

A Beautifully Honest Photo Series on Fatherhood | Modern Fatherhood | Scoop.it
In January, photographer Phillip Toledano released a new photo book called The Reluctant Father, which follows Toledano's honest journey through the beginning stages of fatherhood. At the age of 40, Toledano was thrown into the role, one that he didn't necessarily plan or desire to be in. His daughter Loulou, born on July 19, 2010, would slowly change his life, but for those first 18 months, he didn't feel as though he could connect emotionally with the young child. "Everything Loulou did was utterly incomprehesible," he states. "Take eating, for instance. It was like watching a wildlife documentary. She’d savage the nipple (rubber, or Carla) with a crazed animal ferocity, and then slip into a deep opiate slumber, mouth agape."
Look through these photos, and you may be able to understand what Toledano was going through at the time. As a parent, we all experience frustrating times, but in the end, we can only marvel at the beautiful life form we've somehow created.
“I’m not debating…
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great photos. #modernfatherhood

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The Father Effect

http://www.TheFatherEffect.com Our purpose in making this film is to create an awareness in fathers about the significant impact their words and actions have...
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Happy Father's Day!

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Parenting Matters

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Eight destructive parenting styles and a new trajectory

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Eight destructive parenting styles and a new trajectory.

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A Daddy's Letter to his Little Girl...About Her Future Husband. A MUST READ.

A Daddy's Letter to his Little Girl...About Her Future Husband. A MUST READ. | Modern Fatherhood | Scoop.it
Everyone should read this letter, written from a daddy to his little girl. It's beautiful.
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Praying my boys will be this kind of man.

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12 Thoughts About Fatherhood That Every Father Needs To Know

12 Thoughts About Fatherhood That Every Father Needs To Know | Modern Fatherhood | Scoop.it
Fathers are important to every child and make a lasting impression that no one else can replace.
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15+ Of The World’s Greatest Dads

15+ Of The World’s Greatest Dads | Modern Fatherhood | Scoop.it
Being a good dad can be hard work – sometimes, they've got to be soft as pillows, and other times, they have to be tough as nails. This list is to celebrate some of the best examples of fatherhood that we've ever seen on the internet – through thick or thin, they'll be there for their kids!
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Hold Weekly Meetings to Enhance Family Functioning, with Bruce Feiler - YouTube

The number one problem in families, says Bruce Feiler, is that our lives are chaotic. The digital age has us overworked and overstressed. Predictably, the fa...
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This Son's Reaction To A Kiss From His Dad Is Simply Wonderful

This Son's Reaction To A Kiss From His Dad Is Simply Wonderful | Modern Fatherhood | Scoop.it
Now I get why people want kids...
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Three Things Little Girls (And Boys) Need From Their Fathers

Three Things Little Girls (And Boys) Need From Their Fathers | Modern Fatherhood | Scoop.it
Although it isn’t usually talked about, a little girl needs her father’s support in her unfolding sexual development, an…
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I would also argue that little boys need this, too...at the appropriate time.

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How To Give Praise That Doesn't Sound Fake

How To Give Praise That Doesn't Sound Fake | Modern Fatherhood | Scoop.it
Positive feedback is easy to forget. What if you want your input to stick around long after the thanks are through? Here's how.
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works for your children, too...

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25 Ways to Ask Your Kids 'So How Was School Today?' Without Asking Them 'So How Was School Today?' - Omaha Sun Times

25 Ways to Ask Your Kids 'So How Was School Today?' Without Asking Them 'So How Was School Today?' - Omaha Sun Times | Modern Fatherhood | Scoop.it
This year, Simon is in fourth grade and Grace is in first grade, and I find myself asking them every day after school, “So how was school today?” And every
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#backtoschool

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Even Parents Can Have An Awesome Sense Of Humor. These 19 Pictures Prove It.

Even Parents Can Have An Awesome Sense Of Humor. These 19 Pictures Prove It. | Modern Fatherhood | Scoop.it
Never grow up, never surrender!
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'Sexting' teens more likely to be sexually active

'Sexting' teens more likely to be sexually active | Modern Fatherhood | Scoop.it
In a recent survey, middle school students who reported having received a sexually suggestive text message or photo were six times more likely to also report being sexually active. “These findings ...
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Raising a Moral Child

Raising a Moral Child | Modern Fatherhood | Scoop.it
The tactics are different from those used for encouraging achievement.
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Commenting on character vs behavior.

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10 Ways to Help Your Child Build Self-Esteem

10 Ways to Help Your Child Build Self-Esteem | Modern Fatherhood | Scoop.it
It is important to teach your kids to be more confident and help them make sense of the world. With these useful tips, you can help your child build self-esteem and overcome their fears.
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Reasons My Son Is Crying

Reasons My Son Is Crying | Modern Fatherhood | Scoop.it
All the many many completely logical reasons that children cry.   We made a book?!?   UK edition...
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