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Can I Bring My Baby to College with Me? (Complete Guide)

Did you know that more than 5 million students in college are currently pregnant or parenting? Being a parent shouldn’t stop you from attending classes and graduating from college. But many mothers and fathers are if they can bring their baby (incl. newborn) to their college campus, e.g. when they attend classes. You can bring …

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Why Does My Dad Hate Me? (EVERYTHING You Need to Know!)

Growing up with a toxic father can have a devastating effect on anyone. You may be wondering constantly, even for years why your dad hates you. It may leave a person believing they were not good enough from as early as their childhood. Constant shouting and bouts of verbal abuse can have severe psychological effects …

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How to Announce Baby Registry on Facebook (Detailed Guide)

Setting up your baby registry and figuring out how to announce it on social media, e.g. Facebook, can leave you feeling uncomfortable. You might even feel that you’re coming across as greedy. The truth, however, is that many people prefer a gift registry to narrow down the items that are needed. While there’s no such …

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Not so Tacky Ways to Announce Registry Without Baby Shower

It’s only natural for your family and friends to expect a baby shower to be hosted when you’re pregnant. But, sometimes this doesn’t work out for a number of reasons (during Covid or afterward) and you may be wondering how to announce a baby registry without a baby shower, without being tacky! By simply telling …

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Do Child Actors Go to School? Options & Child Celebrity Examples

If your child has recently been lucky enough to land their first acting role, you might be delighted and concerned at the same time. Delighted because their talent is finally being showcased and concerned because it raises the question if child actors go to school? I have great news for you: there are several options …

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Should Dads REALLY Cut the Umbilical Cord? (In-Depth Guide)

Are you a father facing the prospect of your baby’s birth and you’re wondering if you should cut the umbilical cord, perhaps to meet expectations? When you feel you “should” be doing something it becomes a loaded question. Cutting the cord could be a symbolic gesture and while some fathers may want to perform this …

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Best Time of Day for a Baby Shower (ALL Factors Considered)

Planning a baby shower includes considering a large number of factors. Therefore, it’s not an easy task to determine what the best time and day is for a baby shower. Evening functions can be stressful for the older folks while afternoons or mornings may be difficult for those who are working or have other commitments. …

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How to Teach a Child to Become an Engineer – The Key to Avoid Becoming Obsolete

Do you think there’s a budding engineer in your child? Would you like to give them a headstart in the engineering world? Or would you only like to teach them a few skills that they could benefit from using? Engineering is a sought after profession across the world. We’re always going to need engineers, just …

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Helping Children as a Father on How to Handle Failure

Failure isn’t just part of life, it’s one of the most neglected, taboo subject on the planet. We don’t like talking about it, because failure hurts. And it hurts even more when we see our children experiencing it. There’s a helplessness that comes from watching your children struggle, stumble and fall. Maybe it’s because it conjures …

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50 Gifts for The Woman Who Wants Nothing – Your Ultimate Shopping List

Are you one of those people who cringes everytime you need to buy your special lady a gift? Is it because she is one of those gals who wants nothing because as she claims, “she already has everything?” But, believe me, there are always gifts for the woman who wants nothing! You and the kids …

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Why asking “What do you want to be when you grow up?” is not enough

Every child dreams. If you ask children what they want to become one day, and they’ll give you a relatively clear answer. I recently read an article where kids voted for their top jobs as adults. These ranged from dancers, in first place, all the way to becoming doctors in 15th spot. That’s a lot …

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Singer 4411 vs 4452 Comparison – Which One For Easy Sewing?

Parenting can be made difficult. Or it can be made easy. It’s all about having the right gear and the right attitude! As a father myself I know the value of simplifying my life when parenting our daughter. Sewing machines fall into this category of keeping life simple. When I was comparing the Singer 4411 …

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Minimalist Baby Registry – 20 Baby Gift Ideas for Keeping it Simple

Trying to stay minimalistic when a baby joins the family can be challenging. They seem to need SO much stuff to keep them comfortable and parents sane! But, it’s possible to keep it simple and still give your baby everything they need. A minimalist baby registry is a good idea when you don’t want baby …

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Dad Hospital Survival Kit – What You Need to Pack When Baby is on the Way

Is your baby’s due date fast approaching? Firstly, congratulations on being a new dad-to-be! Secondly, you need to pack your dad hospital survival kit. When is the right time to pack this kit ? Take your cue from mom! Most moms pack their hospital bags between week 32 and 35 of being pregnant. You might …

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Singer 4423 vs 4432 – Which One for Your Sewing Projects?

Singer’s heavy-duty mechanical sewing machines are a popular choice with sewists. They’re reliable, durable and a pleasure to use. And, they’ve been designed to match a sewist’s specific needs no matter what their sewing project entails. When I compared the Singer 4423 vs 4432 models for this review, my best pick was the Singer 4432 …

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Singer 4411 vs 4423 vs 44S Comparison – How to Pick the Right Sewing Machine

Are you inspired to create a fashionable wardrobe for your child? Or, maybe you’re tired of using a needle and thread to do those never-ending clothing repairs? Whatever your reason, there’s a sewing machine that’ll meet all your needs. I picked the Singer Heavy Duty 4411 Sewing Machine. Which one would you choose between the …

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The Best Christian Parenting Books for Dads (and Moms)

One of the best Christian parenting books for dads and moms has got to be The Christian Parenting Handbook 50 Heart-Based Strategies for All Stages of Your Child’s Life by Scott Turansky. It offers 50 short chapters of practical ways to deal with all aspects of raising children. You’ll also learn how to keep sight …

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Should We Have A Third Child Quiz – 10 Simple Questions to Answer

Are you thinking of having a third child? Many parents think of extending their family but decide to plan for it first. That’s why I’ve created a “should we have a third child quiz” so you can find out if you’re ready to have another baby. This is the quiz my sister used – she …

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Baby Registry Greeting – How To Write One and 5 Sample Welcome Messages

It’s time to plan your baby shower and you’ve been advised to put together a list of all the baby goodies you would like gifted. Putting together a baby registry is fun and easy. But what do you say in your baby registry greeting to family and friends or guests without seeming greedy? Everybody who …

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50 Co-Parenting Quotes to Inspire You to Be a Better Co-Parent

If you’ve recently gone through a divorce or a separation from your partner, you’ll undoubtedly be considering the co-parenting option. Since it’s a messy process, you want to cheer up sometimes – here are my co-parenting quotes that should make you feel positive, wise, or just simply smile. These will help you get through the …

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Singer 4432 vs 4452 – Ultimate Comparison of Two Sewing Machines

When you’re into serious heavy-duty sewing, you’ll discover there’s a range of Singer models to choose from. It took me a while before I decided the Singer Heavy Duty 4432 sewing machine would be my pick from the Singer 4432 vs Singer 4452 comparison. When you end up looking at two models that are almost …

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Layrite vs Suavecito vs REUZEL vs Imperial Pomade – the battle of the brands

Given a choice between Layrite vs Suavecito vs REUZEL vs Imperial pomade, which brand are you picking? Want me to cut to the chase? Go with Imperial Barber Classic Pomade. It beats the rest where application, finish, versatility and overall quality are concerned. The role of “father” is one of the most fulfilling roles you’ll …

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Carmex vs Burt’s Bees vs Blistex vs Chapstick vs Eos – which product on your lips?

It’s the battle of the lip balm brands: Carmex vs Burt’s Bees vs Blistex vs ChapStick vs eos. Which lip balm is better? I’m casting my vote and it’s going to Carmex Classic Lip Balm Medicated. It’s an all-inclusive lip balm that moisturizes and protects your lips. Plus, it’s easy to apply, lasts a while …

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