What is the secret ingredient to being the perfect dad?

I mean really, how do you become a perfect dad?

The secret ingredient to being the perfect dad
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The only solution that comes to mind is to call Harry Potter and ask Hermione to conjure up a potion that could make us perfect. A potion that could help us be in 3 places at once.

But then again, the side effects may be too drastic that our own children won’t even recognize us [because we’d end up looking like Dobby].

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What is every dads greatest fear?

Every dads greatest fearThat one thing we must all inevitably face as fathers. While this may differ from one dad to the next I believe that there is one particular force that drives us as dads. Whether for better or for worse every dad gets to face this demon at least once during their journey as a father.
What is every dads’ greatest fear then?
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Would you trade being a dad for the single and free life?

Like Shrek did when he signed the contract that Rumpelstiltskin tricked him into signing in Shrek Forever After [don’t ask me how many times I’ve watched this movie]. Shrek then gets transported into an alternate timeline enjoying his single and free life but not realizing that he’s allowed Rumple to erase him from existence. Continue reading Would you trade being a dad for the single and free life?

What do you do when you are up against the ropes?

Have you ever felt like you had your back against the ropes and didn’t know how to get out of there?A boxer against the ropes
You tried everything you could but still you felt cornered — taking blow, after blow, after blow. Like a live punching bag.
Well I have and still do from time to time. This post is about that. About taking those hits life throws at us and what to do when we are backed up against the ropes.
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How to start building your child’s brand

Building your childs brandWhat is a brand or what is branding anyway? Allow me to share a lesson that I have learnt on the importance of branding and how you can use this knowledge to start building your child’s brand. Let me first define what a brand is in its simplest form.

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Best possible dads

I want to share a video that has inspired me and hopefully will also encourage you as a dad. This video shows the impact of fatherhood on a mans life and how we all strive to be the best possible dads that we can be.

Now you might be in a rut and things may not be going as planned but I would like to encourage you to get back on the right track and stay the course because your moment of breakthrough is coming.
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Foods that help with breast milk production

Breastfeeding Art By Angelus WorksI have a few friends whose wives are about to pop so I thought I’d write a quick post on foods that help with breast milk production. These are foods that my wife and I had found to increase breast milk production.

While there are so many formulas out there and other alternatives to the natural stuff I am a firm believer that…

Breast is best
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Words and their impact in the life of your child

A child crying with her head on a pillowThere is a crisis that stares us in the face everyday and I fear that our ignorance of this particular problem will shape future generations for the worst. Fortunately for us the solution is right under our noses.

What is this problem that plague’s societies far and wide?

The crisis that we face every single day is a Crisis of…
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Fathers to be and the delivery

I thought I’d begin here to help all fathers to be, prepare for the delivery and because I don’t know how long you have before your new mother to be goes into labor. This is the new dads experience to delivering your child.

Arnold and Danny in the movie Junior
Arnold and Danny in the movie Junior

Now being a new dad is a wonderful beyond words experience and I always encourage all soon to be dads to be there for the birth of their child. So I’d like to re-iterate this point here and say if it is possible for you to be there for the birth of your child and if your doctor permits it then –

This is a once in a lifetime experience that you do not want to miss.
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