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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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How to Announce Baby Registry Without Baby Shower – NOT Tacky!

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 and you may be wondering how to announce baby registry without a baby shower! By simply telling everyone you have a baby registry may come …

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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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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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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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Meditation for Dads – My 7 Steps With or Without Toddler

Meditation has many benefits. It helps you to stay calm during stressful situations (sound familiar, moms and dads out there?). You gain new perspectives on daily living and it even helps to increase your patience and tolerance. Anyone with a toddler in the house will know the value of this! Meditation for dads is one …

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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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