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How to Talk to Your Son about Pornography

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Pornography is a powerful threat to our sons. It skews their view of sex, love, women, and relationships. Obviously when we were younger access to graphic sexual images were not as easy to come by as they are today. A magazine belonging to friend’s dad or a movie on … Continue reading…

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7 Things You Must Protect Your Daughter From

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A father’s urge to protect his daughter is cross-cultural. Truth be told, no matter what our parenting style, our daughters look to us for security. It’s not an old-fashioned sentiment. Our girls are hard-wired to look to us fathers as protectors. This article discusses just some of the dangers. Don’t be … Continue reading…

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Best Life Lessons Learned From a Sports Dad

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All three of my kids play youth sports throughout the course of the year. You will find me on the sidelines with a team shirt and whistle as one of the volunteer coaches. I am what you would call a sports dad. For roughly the last 10 years, since … Continue reading…

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The Value of Sports for Our Children

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The playing fields and courts of children’s sports abound with life lessons and character development. For me, they built teamwork skills, provided lifelong memories, and friendships. Sports taught me things about myself that have helped guide me in my life direction. For starters, thanks to Pop Warner football, I learned at an … Continue reading…

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Is Your Child Being Damaged by the Selfie Generation?

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Self portraits are nothing new. Artists have been doing them for centuries. However, those artists weren’t producing ten an hour and posting them for instant voting results. This is the age of the selfie–my least favorite word in our culture today. Seeing young guys and girls posting provocative pictures … Continue reading…

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