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Dad Stuff · 02. March 2018
Fatherhood can really put a strain on your finances. To begin with, there is an additional mouth to feed. Nursery furniture, nappies, toys, safety devices, baby clothes, medical expenses. The future does not look too bright on the financial front either, when you consider things like school fees, pocket money and the inexhaustible list of expenses which children create. Here some ways by which you work your way through the financial challenges of fatherhood. 1. Check Through Your Subscriptions...
Dad Stuff · 24. February 2016
Saying 'I love you' to your wife and kids all the time doesn't make you a good father. You must remember that actions speak louder than words. Therefore, you must be intentional in showing your love for your family. How? Here are some tips that will help you do just that. Love your wife unconditionally – Kids feel loved and secure when they know that you love their mom without reservations. If you're divorced, treat your children's mom with respect even though it's not reciprocated. Love them...
Dad Stuff · 17. February 2016
A man ought to perform different roles in order to have a successful marriage and family life. He must be a good leader and teacher apart from providing for and protecting family from harm. As a provider - While being a good provider means having the ability to support a family financially, it involves other factors that contribute to the well-being of each family member. A man should be able to provide for the emotional, spiritual, physical and mental needs of his family. As a protector - More...
Dad Stuff · 21. June 2015
Last week, I had dinner with my family at my folks' house up north. Over dinner, we had a discussion about my sister's decision to get married. She's just twenty. Although she's already in the legal age, ma and pa believe that she's still young. And so, they want her to rethink her decision about marriage and her current relationship as well. After the main course, the topic of our small talk changed to the qualities of a good husband. The short list below is the result of our discussion. 1) A...
Dad Stuff · 20. February 2014
Parenting is not exclusive to mothers. Most fathers think that their sole responsibility is to work and provide for all their children’s needs. And so, they leave all the disciplining and bonding sessions to their wives. Children need the presence and guidance of both parents. Their emotional, psychological and spiritual well-being can be deeply affected if their needs are left unattended by one if not both of their parents. To be a better dad, follow these tips: Spend time with your children...
Dad Stuff · 01. June 2013
Overlapping responsibilities at home and at work make it difficult for most fathers to have moments in which they can bond with their kids. Modern distractions like electronic gadgets, on the other hand, keep the little ones from choosing to enjoy time with their parents. But as the adult and the parent, you have the capacity to make boding time happen for you and your kiddos if you will just be motivated enough to do so. Not all children are alike in their interests even though they are...
Dad Stuff · 06. April 2013
There is no exact formula that can bring about the best father in you. There are guidelines though which can lead you to such path. Below are general insights relevant to this. Enjoy fatherhood - Although fatherhood is big responsibility to bear, it does not have to be a boring or sad. Focusing on its bigness and difficulties will rob you of the enjoyment and it will show in the way you relate with your children. Spend time with your children - Working for your children is different from...