Month: October 2018

Baby sleeping help for Dads

Baby sleeping help for Dads

Whether you are a new father or have been one for a long time one task we all do is get to put our children to sleep. Personally for me it is one of my favorite parts of my day. I have done a variety […]

Newborn dad tips part two

Newborn dad tips part two

Summary of previous post In part one we examined a few tips for fathers to be such as being involved in the checklist creation for going to the hospital, being a support for your wife by going shopping, doing errands she asks you of, being […]

Newborn dad tips part one

Newborn dad tips part one

Helpful newborn tips for fathers   I want to share some tips I wish other fathers told me before having my first baby. Becoming a father is a very exciting time although in my opinion we as fathers do not have the support available like […]

Four benefits from studying history – Why should your child study it?

Four benefits from studying history – Why should your child study it?

I have a passion for pretty much anything history related. It all started for me when I watched the movie Gladiator starring Russell Crowe. I was fascinated by and still am to this day about the Roman Empire. Its strengths and weaknesses. I realized watching […]

Importance of imagination for kids – developed through art

Importance of imagination for kids – developed through art

My children both love to draw and my daughter who is the eldest loves painting as well. Really I do not remember her not liking any form of artistic expression. Art is an important part of being human which helps develop our imaginations. It comes […]

Where do I find motivation to be a better father?

Where do I find motivation to be a better father?

Today I was reflecting on the question of where do I find motivation to be a better father. I have different things that motivate me that keep me moving forward not only as a father but also as a person. In my experience being motivated […]

Four benefits playing board games for children

Four benefits playing board games for children

  In today’s age there is no getting around it electronics are the way of the future and are here to stay barring some unforeseen event. How will our world look, work, play, travel, pass time etc in twenty years time? I certainly do not […]

Four benefits of children dancing

Four benefits of children dancing

  Many children enjoy the sound of music and like to dance to its melody. As parents if our children are interested in dancing we should encourage them to do more of it and support them in exploring everything it has to offer. It can […]

Pros cons of co-sleeping – why we do it and should you to?

Pros cons of co-sleeping – why we do it and should you to?

    I co sleep with my children and would not have it any different. It has worked for us since my youngest was a newborn. It is a very personal decision that each parent and as a couple must make. It is not something […]

Children and attitude problems – A Cry for Attention?

Children and attitude problems – A Cry for Attention?

  As parents of two children or more do you ever find that one or more of your children is giving you a bad attitude because you spend time with your other child/children? It is something recently I have had to deal with in my […]