What is Repetition Compulsion & Can We Stop Repeating the Past?

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My wife and I both had rough childhoods and have struggled with making poor choices over and over again. So we’ve had to learn to understand the concept of repetition compulsion and how to overcome it. Here’s what we’ve learned: Repetition compulsion, the repeating of negative behavior patterns, draw us into challenging relationships & keeps … Read moreWhat is Repetition Compulsion & Can We Stop Repeating the Past?

13 Amazing Authoritative Parenting Examples You Should Try

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My wife and I have 3 daughters and so we talk a lot about parenting styles. One of the things that helped us when we were starting out was to seek out authoritative parenting examples to we could see exactly what that looked like. Here are some of the best ones we found: Authoritative parents … Read more13 Amazing Authoritative Parenting Examples You Should Try

27 Characteristics of a Narcissistic Mother You Probably Didn’t Know

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My wife struggles with her relationship with her mother, and it’s made us wonder if her mom is a narcissist. So we decided to look into all the characteristics of a narcissistic mother. Here’s what we discovered: The characteristics of a narcissistic mother include being defensive, using fear & intimidation to control the child, being … Read more27 Characteristics of a Narcissistic Mother You Probably Didn’t Know

What Do They Teach in Parenting Classes?

I still remember taking parenting classes with my wife before the birth of our 1st daughter. We were clueless about everything, but I still remember wondering what do they teach in parenting classes? Here’s what we learned: Parenting class curriculum depends on whether it was ordered by a court-ordered or voluntary and whether online or … Read moreWhat Do They Teach in Parenting Classes?

7 Best Sippy Cups for Breastfed Babies You Probably Don’t Know

My wife and I are trying to transition our toddler off of breastmilk to a sippy cup. Since nothing about parenthood is ever easy, finding the best sippy cups for breastfed babies has proven to be really challenging. After hours of researching & reading reviews, here’s what I learned: The best sippy cups for breastfed … Read more7 Best Sippy Cups for Breastfed Babies You Probably Don’t Know

Business Travel as a Single Parent: How to Make it Work

Professionals daily deal with the struggle of managing how to handle leaving their child when they need to go out of town for business. This can be a struggle because most times traveling for business lasts more than one day and being away from your children can be hard. Business trips aren’t usually kid-friendly so … Read moreBusiness Travel as a Single Parent: How to Make it Work

Dealing With Infertility As a Man: Emotions Don’t Just Affect Women

When it comes to infertility, most people tend to think that women are the only ones impacted when the reality of it is that men are affected too. Yes, women probably feel the most impacted by infertility thinking that their bodies are specifically designed for childbirth and not being able to produce a child can … Read moreDealing With Infertility As a Man: Emotions Don’t Just Affect Women

Cheapest Cars to Insure for a Teenager (and they’re safer too!)

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As my daughters prepare to enter their teen years, before I know it, they’ll be driving cars. So I wondered what the cheapest car to insure for a teenager was. Here’s what I learned in doing some research: On average, insurance rates for a family adding a 3rd car and teen driver to their policy … Read moreCheapest Cars to Insure for a Teenager (and they’re safer too!)

Best Advise for Parents to Help Your Child Develop Effective Study Skills

We all agree on the importance of education. In fact, for many kids, it’s not all that hard to explain to them why education is so important. That’s never really been the issue. By their very nature, all kids tend to gravitate toward certain topics. They know and understand the joy that comes with doing … Read moreBest Advise for Parents to Help Your Child Develop Effective Study Skills

How to Cure Allergies Naturally – 13 Proven Steps You’ll Love

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Living where I live, pollen and other allergens seem to be bad all year long. So years ago, I wondered how to cure allergies naturally. Here’s what I learned in my research with the co-author of this post: You can naturally cure or eliminate the symptoms of most allergens by using a combination of the … Read moreHow to Cure Allergies Naturally – 13 Proven Steps You’ll Love