Becoming a Parent for the First Time: Everything Changes

Dads give their kids different qualities. Dads play differently. Dads love differently. But the assumption that the mom is the emotional center of the family and the dad is the financial engine is outdated and unfair to both the kids and the dad.

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Dear Ex, We Are Different By Design

Let's get one thing straight, I am. not the victim of a divorce. I am a survivor of a divorce decree that follows the state guidelines and timelines and gives dads 30% of the time with their kids and 100% of the child support.

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Looking to Get a Little Higher: Seeking Elevation & Immortality

If I can be more conscious of my moments, my intake, and my decisions about rest vs. success, I can be happier with the body I have.

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In This Moment You Choose: Happy or Resentful

Pay attention to your mind. When the monkey mind jumps into gear, try and find a moment to observe your thinking, as if you are an observer. Then decide: do I want to continue this runaway train of thought, or should I focus on something that I can actually have an effect on?

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Dads vs. Moms: We’re All #Parents or #SingleParents

I launched The Whole Parent. I proudly put my name on the posts I began writing about learning to cope as a single dad with a less than cooperative co-parent.

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