Category: Parenting

LIFE IS SHORT — DON’T LET IT SLIP AWAY

June 27, 2014 - Marriage, Parenting

As a young father, my life was filled with responsibilities. I wanted to earn a good wage, climb the allusive corporate ladder, and support my family well. I wanted them to have the best. It was more than making...

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ARE YOU GOING TO BE MISSED?

June 18, 2014 - Marriage, Parenting

Are you missed? We hope others notice when we’re not around. Perhaps it would be more accurate to say we want to be noticed when we are around.

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FIVE STEPS TO BECOMING A GREAT FATHER

May 23, 2014 - Men Only, Parenting

The moment we become fathers, our lives have new meaning. Our responsibilities and duties change, but our focus does as well. No matter what kind of fathers we become, our lives will never be the same–at least they shouldn’t.

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RESPONSIBLE PARENTING AND IMMUNIZATIONS

May 9, 2014 - Eminent Dangers, Parenting

This is my granddaughter, Harper. She is one of three beautiful grandkids with a fourth on the way. My grand babies are one of the reasons I am so passionate about protecting our precious kids from the invisible predators...

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WHY NOT VACCINATING MY CHILD PUTS YOURS AT RISK OF ILLNESS OR DEATH

May 5, 2014 - Eminent Dangers, Parenting

If I don’t vaccinate my kids and you do, what do you care? This is the single most asked question from Friday’s blog read by thousands in a matter of hours. It’s an excuse I hear often in my medical...

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VACCINATIONS — THE TRUTH ABOUT AUTISM AND AUTOIMMUNE DISEASE

May 2, 2014 - Eminent Dangers, Parenting

Although I am a practicing physician, I don’t usually blog about medical topics on this site. But recently I have received so many questions about a subject that I have discussed before, and the nature of this topic is...

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HOW TO KNOW IF HE’S THE RIGHT GUY FOR YOUR LITTLE GIRL

April 30, 2014 - Parenting

From the moment the doctor says, “It’s a girl!” we fathers witness the surfacing of a phenomenon that is placed within us by God long before. These emotions that appear seemingly from nowhere include the innate sense of protection,...

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ARE YOU THIS KIND OF DAD?

April 2, 2014 - Parenting

In today’s society, are fathers really necessary? Women are more capable than ever at balancing successful careers, raising children, and being the spiritual leaders of their families—whether they want to or not.

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WHY CHOOSING YOUR BATTLES IS SO IMPORTANT

March 31, 2014 - Parenting

We have heard it a thousand times … “Choose your battles wisely!” This famous saying is often not attributed to its rightful author, Sun Tzu.  As a brilliant Chinese military strategist, Sun Tzu was a highly respected general of...

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DO YOU LOVE YOUR KIDS THIS MUCH?

March 14, 2014 - Parenting

The most effective way to teach children is by how we respond when we make mistakes. Regardless of whether it’s a little mistake like backing over the mailbox as my wife says, “Watch out for the mailbox!” And I...

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