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This Will Hurt Me More Than it Hurts You

My wife and I are blessed with our son. He generally sleeps well, eats well and is getting big and healthy. I enjoy his laughter and smiles as we play. 419 more words

New Parents

Love and Conflict Part 1: How the stress response can make conflict worse

by John Hoffman

First the bad news.

Conflict is inevitable; even in love relationships, if you didn’t already know (which you probably did). It makes sense that partners would have conflict. 718 more words


Ode to the Good Dads

Question: “How did having an absent parent of your own change your own parenting/expectations of your significant other?”

Kirstyn: “It changed me as a parent because I was so scared I would have to do it all alone like my mom did so I made sure I could do it. 774 more words


Be Prepared

Welcome Archer Thomas, 4C for Children professional development specialist—and new dad—to our blog team!

“Be prepared,” that’s the motto of the Boy Scouts and something I learned that is extremely important in life. 646 more words

New Parents

An Open Letter to my Kids about Minimum Wage

My oldest boy recently turned 16 and just had his first interview for a “real” job. It’s essentially a burger flipping job, but as I dropped off my nervous, young son in front of the restaurant, I couldn’t help beam with pride as I watched him take a significant first step into a lifetime of various jobs and positions. 1,212 more words


First-time Dads-to-be Wanted!


Healthydads.ca a new website being developed for first-time dads-to be. This self-help website has information and strategies to help dads adjust to parenthood. 123 more words


Coupon Dad - Jump Start

I’m a Dad who coupons, get over it.

Okay, this is the first blog post in quite some time but here it goes.

I had been a faithful cuponer for several years. 445 more words