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Around this time of year many bloggers come out with holiday gift guides, listing of all the things you should be buying for your friends and family. I’m going to put a spin on that this year, by sharing a list of charities my family supports.
What’s it’s like to raft the Bow River with kids? Well you just take a deep breath and let them go. Life is better wet and dirty.
There are days where I feel all alone with my parenting philosophy of raising informed, empathetic, respectful children. I hate that feeling.
By definition, bloggers using kids is what happens when you’re a blogger who writes about family life. But we need to be hyper away about how, why, who, and when.
It’s not too early to talk to your sons about consent. Take 20 minutes to explain respect and empathy in age appropriate language. Stop the cycle with our sons.
Boys will be boys? I don’t know if that’s the right way to describing the frightening scene I witnessed at my son’s soccer tryouts, but when the loudest ones win, we all lose.
This three word parent hack will end sibling rivalry in your home forever. Or it should, anyway.
From books to toys, my kids want want want. So instead of give give give, I’m teaching them to rely on themselves by managing their own money. It’s never to early to teach money lessons.
Another uptight parent is ruining things for the rest of us normal breeders. Are high chairs at restaurants a human right? This guy thinks so.
Every kid has words they can’t properly pronounce and every parent secretly hopes they will mispronounce those words forever.
Am I a bad parent? I left my 8 yr old home alone to look after his brother while I drove my wife to a party. In some states, I’d be in jail right now.
I beat my kids. Every chance I get I will show them who’s boss and lay a good whooping on them .. at Battleship, Clue, Hedbanz, and Connect 4. This is a good thing, people.
Are there parenting lessons in Star Wars? Yes, very much so. Luke and Anakin started similar, and ended up very different. In Star Wars Identities, our life path is explored.
A picture has gone viral this week after a mom, Marina, celebrated the 2nd anniversary of nursing her twins with a family photo. It is a …
When do you talk to your children about terrible events in the news? I don’t. They’re 8 and 5 and I don’t need to stain their empathy with such cynicism.
When is it a good time to introduce children to politics? Well, this weekend I brought 5 yr old Charlie to a rally for Justin Trudeau. Here’s what I did and why I did it.