One of the toughest things to do is to listen to people you don’t respect and it is even tougher when they give parenting advice. Here are some tips on how to deal with that.
I have 2 sons and 2 daughters and I can tell you there are some very huge differences between them. There are also a lot of similarities between them. In this podcast I discuss my observations.
Links: What To Expect Magazine: 8 differences between boys and girls
Kids are pretty capable of doing work. They may be smaller and have less skill it doesn’t mean they can do work and learn how to work. The 2 articles below discuss what kids could do in order to gain some money and learn some practical skills that can get them ahead in life. Not only can they earn some extra money, learn skills they can also gain a lot of self confidence.
After allowing my kids to watch more tv due to me and my wife being sick we decided to move the tv into the guest room and keep it locked. It is amazing what no tv will do to kids. They are playing so nicely together.
A number of people I have run into are against vaccinations. I am for vaccinations, the primary reason is not that if you don’t get your kid will die (cause that is very unlikely) but those disease can cause alot of other issues. Also I discuss entrpeneurship and why it is so very important.
Does libertarianism affect my parenting? Should it? I discuss that here.
Being a parent of kids is challenging and maybe even tougher in some ways today then in the past. One of the tough things to deal with is kids using not so great language, however I am not to worried about that part. If kids are exposed to it, it can be like a vaccination for future usage. Also what king of items should you buy once, versus buying a cheap version and buying another in the future?
By Pan European Game Information (Own work, ) [Public domain or Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons
I admire entrepreneurship and want to instill this into my kids. I set up a lemonade stand with my kids and walked them through the whole process of buying supplies, making a sign and setting up the stand. He also had to interact with his customers and it was a real success. Here is my review of what happened.
On this episode I discuss the balance of work, wife and kids. A difficult thing to balance.
By Honoré Daumier – National Gallery of Art, Public Domain, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=11497763
Following a good discussion about bitcoin I have to clarify that it is very important to discuss any financial decisions with a certified financial planner. Also you need to diversify cause you never know what will gain or lose value. Lastly, my kid was bit by another kid and there are some valuable lessons I learned from this happening.
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