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10 Ways the Pursuit of Money Can Mess Up Your Family

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Ralph Waldo Emerson wrote, “Money often costs too much.” [Click to Tweet] What has the pursuit of money cost you lately? Your child’s birthday party? Singing recital? Wedding anniversary? It’s much easier to be rich monetarily than have a rich family life. We all know which is far more important. If … Continue reading…

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Lightsabers and Your Kids

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Heads up, dads, the day we’ve all been waiting for is here. That’s right; the Star Wars’ Lightsaber is one step closer to production. Of course, there are more than a few kinks to be worked out. Plus there’s that small matter of safety first. But wouldn’t it be … Continue reading…

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A Theodore Roosevelt Philosophy for All Pro Dads

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Eminent historian David McCullough writes the following: There is a story that goes with the painting of Theodore Roosevelt by John Singer Sargent that hangs in the White House.  Sargent, it is said, had been waiting about the mansion for several days, hoping for a chance to see the … Continue reading…

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Kid Question: Where in the World Is…

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During the summer of 2011, a family was on the coast of South Carolina taking their annual trip to the family beach house. Along with their two daughters, the family also took a friend of their oldest daughter. One day while out in the ocean teaching the girls how … Continue reading…

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4 Social Media Sites Your Kids Are Using

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According to new findings from the Pew Research Center, 77% of online teens use Facebook. With Facebook being the most popular social network among teens, parents have been forced to keep up with the times and monitor their child’s online activity. You may have created a Facebook profile and … Continue reading…

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