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    Empathy should be at the top of your family values list

    0 Q: How can dads teach compassion and empathy for others? I think it’s the most important lesson to be learned, and the earlier, the better. Oh, hey! Big question! But I’ll tell you what I know. I agree that empathy and compassion are incredibly important lessons for us to teach. Sometimes the difference between […]

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    My five year old is scared of the water

    +1 I am trying to teach my five-year-old child to swim, and he’s scared of the water. How do I help him through this to teach him an important skill? Oh, hi. Good question. I’m a 39-year-old who’s still scared of the water. So, yeah, this answer might prove a challenge for everyone involved. Let […]

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    How the fatherhood torch gets passed

    I’d say that I’m at least equally involved as my dad was. I have a very similar parenting style to my dad’s, too. As a dad, I do a lot for my kids, as did my dad. We just don’t do things for our kids nearly as quickly as moms might, and sometimes we will deny some of those requests.
    Let me explain.

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    On Mother’s Day, rest is the best gift you can give

    0 Q: What can I do for my wife on Mother’s Day to show her how much she means to me and our young children? Our seven-year-old daughter (let’s call her Unicornsparkle Spendsallmymoney) is already devising a plan for celebrating her mom on this upcoming Mother’s Day. She whispered part of that plan into my […]

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