Category Archives: General Parenting

What Is Colic?

We’ve got a new book recently released that wasn’t available during Gus’s early screaming his head off months. It’s written by Dr. Vartabedian and titled: Colic Solved. Back in the day, I would have had the book overnighted from Amazon. … Continue reading

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PG 13 At The Park

Yesterday we went to the park and none of Gus’s friends were there. Instead, there were two brothers who were quite a bit older than him running around and playing. At one point, they started playing with their ball against … Continue reading

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Men Can’t Have It All Either

Did you guys really think you wouldn’t hear from me about the Anne-Marie Slaughter article? I don’t have much to say about the article that hasn’t already been said. Slaughter’s version of feminism is one that neither myself or the … Continue reading

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The Truth About Spanking My Son

I know some of you might be getting tired of the spanking discussions going on here lately. Hold tight. We are almost done. I just have to address one more thing. I promised I would discuss my personal decisions regarding … Continue reading

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What About The Research That Shows Spanking Decreases Mental Illness?

Before I get started on the spanking issue again, I must provide a disclaimer so everyone is very clear about the most important thing for me in this entire debate. I do not support, advocate, or condone physical abuse against … Continue reading

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It’s Okay For Kids To Cry

For some reason, we have become terrified of our children having negative and unpleasant emotions. It is rooted in our beliefs of harming their psyches. We have identified the rigid structure and strong disciplinary methods of our own childhoods as … Continue reading

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