Good Parenting

How to Stop Toddler Whining: The ULTIMATE Guide to Your Sanity

One of the most challenging parts about raising a small, toddler-sized human has to be how to deal with the whining. Unfortunately, our kids are no longer babies, but they aren’t really old enough to fully communicate their feelings yet either. As a result, you get whining….sometimes….lots of whining. Admittedly, whining can be extremely taxing and hard to navigate as …

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Parents with Different Religions: What Should You Do?

In today’s world, it’s becoming increasingly common to find parents who are of a different religion (or at least, were raised with different religious beliefs). It’s not surprising, as this melting pot of a society grows larger and larger. It’s something both of us have dealt with – not only do we have different ethnic backgrounds (one of us is Caucasian, …

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What It Takes to Be a Good Parent: 11 Traits (#6 May Surprise You)

A lot of parents have anxiety over figuring out what it takes to be a good parent.  Especially new parents. It’s a tricky subject, because you don’t get a report card that tells you whether or not you’ve been a good parent.  There’s no master guidebook on how to be a good parent. The challenging part of it all is …

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First Time Dad Tips: 10 Things You Should Know

Becoming a dad for the first time is pretty scary. Every day you find yourself facing issues you’ve never dealt with before. And not only are you dealing with a new child, but likely a new mother as well (I think most mothers would agree that this adds a layer of complexity to the father’s experience). The good thing is, …

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The 5 Most Common Mistakes of New Parents

Parents, regardless of experience, are prone to making mistakes.  Raising a human being is not easy. Without too much exaggeration, every little thing you do as a parent can (but not necessarily will) shape your child in some way. It can be especially terrifying as a new parent.  You know, frantically Googling every little thing. What the hell did people do …

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