How to be a Good Father to a Toddler

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Carlos is glued to his big flat screen. He is eating chips and using the feature that lets him watch football and soccer at the same time. Suddenly, his two-year-old son loses interest and needs some attention. “Juanita!” he yells in the general direction of the kitchen, “you need … Continue reading…

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5 Financial Red Flags That Can Sink Your Family

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The joke – and it’s an old one – goes like this: Fred receives a windfall of $1,000. He asks a friend what’s the best thing to do with his money. “Open a checking account,” his friend said. “Then, whenever you need some money, you just write out a … Continue reading…

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7 Common Double Standards in Marriage

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A friend of mine is married to an elementary school teacher. His wife has to get up early and needs her sleep to have enough energy for the kids in her class. Quite often, she will go to bed earlier than my friend who is a night owl. Early … Continue reading…

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10 Specific Compliments to Give Your Children

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Baseball umpires are often vilified by fans and players alike. The best umps, like the best offensive lineman, are anonymous. You should hardly notice them. But when they do make a mistake, they’re noticed and hated. So what does this have to do with parenting? Everything. Is the only … Continue reading…

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Dangerous Lies Teen Girls Believe

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I cannot express how thankful I am to live in the age of modern medicine. When reading about medieval medical practices, I have come to a solid conclusion. If I lived during that time, more than likely with all of the injuries I have sustained, I would have died … Continue reading…

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