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Feb
24th

An Instruction Manual for Kids

We are all familiar with the saying, ‘I wish my kid came with an instruction manual.’  — Well dear reader, they did….. and it’s YOU!  Don’t you love the circular reasoning? (My wife says I’m a champ at ‘reasoning for dummies’ – I’m not quite sure it’s coming across the way it sounds when she says it; but I digress…)

What do I mean when I say, ‘You are the instruction manual’?…

I have a teething, drooling, 10 month old and have held a screaming baby in the wee hours of the morning trying to figure out what said baby needs. … Read the rest

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Feb
10th

I’m a Big Red Hairy Monster :: and you can be one too!

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I absolutely LOVE being a dad!  One thing I have had to learn over the years is that my kids’ perception of me can easily swing from ‘Playful, fun Papa’ to ‘Big Red Hairy Monster’…

I’m also a firm – FIRM – believer in discipline. … Read the rest

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Jan
4th

Parenting in the Check-out lane…

We are so excited to welcome our guest writer, Lucy Kesler.  She and her husband are the owners and inn-keepers at the Olde Buffalo Inn.  Here at Cheeky Bums Blog, we want to bring back the timeless parenting principles that are so often shoved aside in our fast-paced world.  Read the rest

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