Tag: fathering tips

Why Fishing is the Perfect Hobby for Father and Son Time

The opportunities for father and son together time start way before you even get anywhere near the water. Planning your new hobby is an exciting time and a great way to bond. You will need to take a shopping trip together to get equipped for your new interest. Researching products and making purchase decisions together adds to the experience.

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3 Reasons to Get Your Kids into Crafts and DIY

There are all sorts of hobbies and pastimes you might want to do with your kids, in order to enrich their lives, enjoy some quality bonding time, and equip them with valuable skills for later life. And, of course, just to have some good old-fashioned fun. Besides, it’s important to get your kids into crafts.

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Beginner’s Guide To Seeing A Therapist

Nowadays, more and more people are opting to see a therapist. This is because it is not seen as a taboo, as it once was. A therapist can help you with so many different situations, from helping you to get on the right path nutritionally to help you get your relationship back on track. In this guide, we are going to take a look at the different types of therapy that are available. These therapies merely scratch the surface.

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Lads And Dads Day Outs You’ll All Enjoy

Spending time with their dad has to be something that all young sons love. Spending quality time together will be a great way to bond and to enjoy each other’s company, which is something that not too many sons and fathers have the time to do these days. You’ll be able to find out how things are going for them at school while also imparting your knowledge and wisdom onto them. They’ll simply love being around you!

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12 Ways To Live A Happy Family Life

Although it may seem easy at first, having a happy family life can be an incredibly hard thing to achieve. Rather than keeping one person happy, you need to focus on everyone around you to ensure they’re as happy as things be. Whether it’s ensuring your kids are doing well at school or progressing at work, focusing on a million things at once definitely isn’t easy. To help, I’ve put together a list of 12 ways to love a happy lifestyle.

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Perfecting Parenting

Here we take a look at two basic but important skills we can put in place to help give our children an added sense of security within the parent/child relationship and work on perfecting parenting.

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The Typical Family Life

We’ve picked this title specifically to get you thinking about what a normal family life might be. Because you will no doubt have been brought up to believe, by schools and movies, that family life is this perfect image of two parents living together. They’ll have the house in a street where children can spend their days playing, a family dog that can be walked on the evening, but this is just not the case. There are so many families out there that have a totally different dynamic, yet might be judged by others for not having this perfect family lifestyle that everyone seems to rave about! So this is why we created this article. We want to give you a really good insight into what we think family life is like, what others think it is, and how we can ensure that no matter what, we’re giving the best life possible to our children.

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Things To Consider When You’re A Single Father

Being a single parent is going to be one of the most challenging things that you will ever have to do. Having said that, it is also going to be one of the most rewarding. Watching your kids laugh, and grow is one of the best things that you can experience as a parent. But when you are a single father, there are some things that you need to consider. Winging it might be a good approach sometimes, and yet other times you need to have thought about everything to do with the future. In this post, we are going to talk to you about elements to consider when you are a single father.

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What No-One Tells You About Life As A Single Parent

No one goes into having children thinking of raising them alone. The pinnacle of your family life, if you ever thought about having kids before meeting your significant other, it was probably some fragrance ad dream featuring two gorgeous looking, well-rested parents swinging a cherub-cheeked toddler between them as they stroll down a beautiful beach.

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Adjusting To Life As A Single Father

There can be a range of reasons as to why your life changes. And it will change often. But one of the hurdles that you may be faced with as a male and a father, in particular, is that you could become a lone parent. Maybe you’ve been through a horrific time and you’re dealing with grief. Or maybe your relationship just couldn’t work out and you’re not a divorced father with full custody. Either way, you may find that you need to adjust to life as a newly single father.

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Handling It With “Dad Gloves” – Protecting Your Children (Without Going Overboard!)

We try our best to do well by our kids, and, when it comes to being a caring, attentive father, we can be bound by various pressures. It’s very difficult when you see the epitome of the “perfect” dad out in the street, or on television, and you try to emulate this, you can make a rod for our own back. If we were to be the perfect father, we’d have to get up early, way before the sun comes up, and perfect that strong image so we can protect our kids from all of the dangers in life.

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Being A Superhero In The Eyes Of Your Kids

Throughout human history, we’ve looked to heroes. Before we had Superman, Batman, Captain America and Wonder Woman we had Gilgamesh, Hercules, and Achilles. But aside from the pantheon of heroes in our folklore and our mythologies, there are other heroes to whom we all look up the most in our formative years… Our parents. While our teenage selves would never have admitted it, we all admired (and even envied) our parents growing up.

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This Is How To Be A Better Father

Whether you have full, or partial custody of your kids, the most important thing is to be the best Dad you can be. Of course, being a good Dad isn’t an easy task, and there are many decisions and issue you will have to overcome along the way. The most crucial of which you can find out more about below.

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Effective Ways to boost Your Child’s Self-Esteem

As the parent, you are responsible for countering some of the negative effects that hurt your children. You are also responsible for bolstering their confidence levels, so their self-esteem doesn’t plummet when they face life’s challenges. You also need to be the person who is not directly responsible for damaging their confidence levels in the first place.

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What’s The Right Sports Hobby For Your Kid?

Have you noticed how people have become incredibly used to a sedentary lifestyle? In fact, for a lot of adults, the main activity their get throughout the day is when they make a cup of coffee. Unfortunately, staying active is key to your health. While it might be tricky to find the time for your weekly work out when you have long days in the office, it’s fair to say that it’s a different kettle of fish for your child.

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A Dad’s Simple Guide to Keeping the Kids Healthy

It’s not just Moms that are concerned for the children health, Dads are too. That means if you are the little one’s primary caregiver health is definitely something that needs to be high on your priority list. With this in mind check out the simple guide to keeping the little one as healthy as possible.

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Handy Advice for Parents That Plan to Travel With Their Newborn

Taking care of your newborn child is hard work, and it’s even more difficult when you consider that you might occasionally need to travel with them. Whether you’re getting on a train or driving them across town, traveling with a newborn can be a difficult task if you’re not used to it or if you’re unsure how you can best take care of them. So to help you out, we’ve prepared some useful advice for parents that plan to travel with their newborn baby.

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3 Reasons to Save Money When You Have Kids

Children are expensive. They are also fantastic, don’t get me wrong, but they can cost you a lot of money. This is why it is always worth saving some money. If you can save some before you have kids, then it will be easier. Anyway, here are three reasons to save money when you have kids.

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New Parent Alert: How Not to Overspend

Becoming a new parent is both exciting and overwhelming. Whether you are a couple, or going it alone, the emotional rollercoaster you are about to embark on will change you as a person forever. While the traumas of pregnancy and the long wait will go faster than you anticipate, one element many new parents start to panic about is what their new baby will need in those first few months.

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The Importance Of Hobbies For Children

Most Mom and Dads want their kids to grow up into well-rounded individuals. That often means ensuring the little ones get a decent education and go off to college in their late teens. However, the process starts much earlier than that in most instances, and parents should set their child off on the right track from the moment they start school.

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In the U.S. How Often Do Fathers Really Win Full Custody?

Seven years before the 21st century, 15.9% of children were living with their fathers while the mother lived somewhere else. Almost 25 years later, has that number improved? In the U.S., how often do fathers really win full custody? There are a lot of sources, statistics and theorist that answer this question, but let’s turn to Timothy Grall, of the U.S. Census for answers.

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