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How to Be a Good Father During Your Divorce

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Divorce can be a hard thing to deal with, but having children involved just makes everything that much more difficult. As a father, one of the things you want most is to protect your kids from physical as well as emotional harm. While you may not be able to shield them from every hurtful emotion, […]

How to Set Boundaries on Appropriate Media Usage for Your Kids

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Kids are voracious media consumers, and, as a parent, you might feel it’s hard to have any control over them. If you’ve noticed your kids glued to screens, now is not the time to throw your hands up in surrender. These are effective means of setting boundaries with your kids and their media usage. Television […]

Reasons Why Your Child May Be Struggling in School

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It’s difficult to watch a child suffer in school and not know why it is happening. There are many reasons kids have problems in the classroom, so make sure you don’t overlook a common issue. Here are a few to investigate. Attention Problems Your child may want to listen and do what is asked but […]

Filling in the Gaps: What to Know About Orthodontic Work for Your Kids

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Orthodontic care is about much more than creating a beautiful smile for your child. When the teeth are in proper alignment, they are easier to clean. Properly aligned teeth ensure that your child can chew properly, and the ideal alignment can prevent many other oral health problems later in your child’s life. Braces Traditional braces […]

Baby’s First Steps: What to Keep in Mind When Your Little One Is Learning to Walk

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As your little one begins to walk, you are likely to experience a wide range of emotions. Pride, excitement and an overwhelming sense that time is passing too quickly are all common emotions experienced by parents, especially first-timers. Here are a few things to keep in mind while your little one is learning to walk […]

What to Keep in Mind When Bringing Home Baby From the Hospital

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Becoming a parent is a big deal, and it’s important to know all you can before the baby arrives. The first few days of a child’s life hold many transitions for your family, and it’s good to know what to expect while you are getting the hang of the parenting gig. Here are a few […]

What Dads Should Know About Getting Their Kids into Sports

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The world of youth sports is a lot different than it was when you were growing up. An increase in sports specialization and higher levels of competition at younger ages have changed the landscape of this childhood rite of passage. Here is everything that dads need to know about getting their children involved in youth […]

How to Prepare to Be a First-Time Dad

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Becoming a dad for the first time is an awe-inspiring time in a man’s life. However, with all of the excitement also comes a host of anxiety as the reality of the new responsibility begins to set in. Fortunately, there are steps that you can take now to help prepare you for the challenge of […]

The 3 Keys of an Amazing Pool Party

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One of the best ways to celebrate the summer season and spend time with friends and family members is to host a pool party. Pool parties are relaxing and are a great way to spend time outdoors while soaking up the sun. When you’re ready to begin planning the event, there are a few keys […]

The Dad’s Guide to PTA Fundraisers

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As a dad in the PTA, you have the opportunity to contribute to your school and community in many valuable ways. One of those ways is raising money to help your children create great memories, such as homecoming and graduation events. Unfortunately, fundraising can be a real drag for a lot of parents. Part of […]