Parenting Blog

Parents often say that getting their kids to listen to them is their top challenge. It was my top challenge too. Something that helped me was to look at leadership. After-all, parenting is leadership. And truth be told, there are better leaders than others. There are leaders who are respected, listened to, and celebrated. There…

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The Brotherhood of Dads is a Free Facebook Community to support and encourage Dads in becoming the best they can be. Parenting is the most important job in the world. What we do and how we do it has such and important impact on the live of our children. If you are a Dad who…

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Children’s behavior is a reflection of how they are feeling on the inside. This is true for all of us, but especially children. They don’t hide things as well as adults can. So, if your child is demonstrating difficult or “bad” behavior, that means something is going on for him/her. If you can play detetive…

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Leading by example is hard. Broadly speaking, I hope to teach my children 2 things. To love themselves. This means being true to themselves, accepting themselves, being responsible for themselves, and believing in themselves. To love others. This means being true to others, accepting others, empowering others, and believing in others. I have to teach…

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What if most of the work of parenting was not to correct our children when they did something wrong, but an ongoing effort to help children learn about themselves and their place in the world so that they naturally chose to do good things for themselves and others? It’s a bit of leap of faith…

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