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So I hear Santa is coming

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Ah Christmas. The time when the jolly man in red is flying around the world giving presents to the people out there who have been nice instead of naughty. Though, even with his help, we've still got to buy stuff for those important to us. I mean, it's common courtesy, right? It's not like you'll receive nothing, and it's kind of commonly accepted to have a present trade off, per se, rather than get everything and give nothing in return. Thing is... why … [Read more...]

Getting through a divorce in the best shape possible takes help

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This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Temecula Law Firm for PayPerPost. All opinions are 100% mine. Divorce happens. Like any major live event, how you get through a divorce can have lasting effects so be sure to seek the help from experienced professionals who will have your back and help you properly set and achieve your objectives. Usually the most frustrating and difficult aspects of a divorce are child support and spousal support … [Read more...]

Adoption and Being A Great Adoptive Dad


Being a dad is one of the most important things that you can do in your life. There is nothing more joyous than seeing another human being blossom, knowing that you have given them everything you can to make them healthy and happy. You get a sense of pride and satisfaction, but it transcends that – being a father is not about you, but about someone that you love selflessly. If you and your wife are considering adopting a child, you want that … [Read more...]

Wonderful idea. Wonderful dad.

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One less TV show. One less phone call. One less visit to Facebook. Imagine the things we dads could do for OUR children! … [Read more...]

Does your wife think you say stupid things?


Some incredibly stupid comments made by well known people: "Whenever I watch TV and see those poor starving kids all over the world, I can't help but cry. I mean I'd love to be skinny like that, but not with all those flies and death and stuff." --Mariah Carey ============================ "Smoking kills. If you're killed, you've lost a very important part of your life," -- Brooke Shields, during an interview to become spokesperson for federal … [Read more...]

The “Me Me Me” Generation and Single Moms

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I'm sorry, but the selfishness I'm reading in a recent Daily Beast article: No Dad? No Problem. Meet the Moms Who Opt In Forever—and Aren’t Complaining is disturbing. Sure maybe its partly to do with the fact that I'm a dad and would prefer to think I am an important piece of the family puzzle. Maybe its because I'm under 6 feet tall. Or maybe I'm envious. Regardless, I just couldn't help, but get a little angry when I read the article because it just … [Read more...]

The First Fathers Day celebration was on June 17, 1910

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The idea of Father's Day was conceived slightly more than a century ago by Sonora Dodd of Spokane, Wash., while she listened to a Mother's Day sermon in 1909. Dodd wanted a special day to honor her father, William Smart, a widowed Civil War veteran who was left to raise his six children on a farm. A day in June was chosen for the first Father's Day celebration June 17, 1910, proclaimed by Spokane's mayor because it was the month of Smart's birth. The … [Read more...]