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5 Parenting Hacks For Dads Of Toddlers

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There are times in my life as a dad that I just want to relax. I want to catch up on all the latest sporting news, contemplate the deep meaningful things in my life (like where does toe-jam come from), and let my mind drift away.

However, I don't want to neglect my kids, because then I'd be a terrible parent. My children would wind up in therapy 20 years down the road talking about how daddy never loved them, and I can't live with that on my conscience.

Do You Want Your Kids To Be Better Thank You

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Every parent wants their kids to have a 'better life' than they had. But what does this look like in real life? Parents can say things like 'I hope my kids grow up to be happy and healthy,' but both happiness and healthiness leave a lot of room for interpretation.

A wise man once told me that when you have goals, if they aren't measurable, they are worthless. So why should the goals and aspirations parents have for their kids be any different?

10 Ways You Know Your Daughter Is A Diva

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Over the last three years I've been in denial that the three year old is a diva. I've been trying, with mixed results to turn her into a tomboy. This effort has been largely unsuccessful, save for the fact that she really likes playing with worms, and is always trying to take tools out of my tool bag. The following are ten reasons that indicate the three year old is quickly becoming a diva.

10 Things Parents Sacrifice for their Kids

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It's true what Johnson and Johnson says, having a baby does change everything. Like it or not, kids force you to make lifestyle changes. Perhaps you've had to sacrifice and downsize. You're no longer able to maintain the standard of living you're used to, and it's either make a change or face years of debt. Maybe you've had to upgrade and move out of a that small apartment with the neighbors who party and make noise until the wee hours. Even if the previous scenarios don't ring true for you, I'm sure you've had to make many sacrifices as a parent.