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Spudnut

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Start them on chores early. Mine laugh at their


Counterparts at work who think that work is soooo hard.

Limit screen time. Delay a phone as long as possible.

Wear them out. They will sleep better and you will too!

Don't ask them how their school day was, ask them to name one thing in each class they learned today.

Punishment should be swift, meaningful and must have a teaching component.

Set boundaries and stick to them. Do not care that other parents are less strict.

You don't need to sterilize everything. Getting sick builds immune systems.

Read to them every chance you get.

Let them fail and teach them to learn from it.

Never stop hugging them. And hug your wife in front of them as much as possible. You guys are role models for their relationships.

Date night with the wife is more important than ever.

(In response to this post by Matoaca HooFan)

Posted: 11/14/2017 at 1:37PM



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