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Parenting Resources and Advice for Expectant Fathers, New Dads, Dads of Teens, Single Dads

Positive Parenting for Military Families | Mr. Dad Armin Brott

    • Kids & Family

Parenting Resources and Advice for Expectant Fathers, New Dads, Dads of Teens, Single Dads

    Spouses and Family of LGBTQ Servicemembers + Trying too Hard Makes Things Worse

    Spouses and Family of LGBTQ Servicemembers + Trying too Hard Makes Things Worse

    Ashley Broadway-Mack, founding board member and president, American Military Partner Association. @LGBTMilPartners

    Topic: Spouses and family of LGBTQ servicemembers.

    Issues: The American Military Partner Association is the nation’s largest resource and support network for the partners, spouses, families, and allies of America’s LGBTQ servicemembers and veterans. AMPA has over 50,000 members and supporters and leads the nation in education, advocacy, and support for our modern military families.



    Barbara Oakley, author of Learning How to Learn. @barbaraoakley

    Topic: How to succeed in school without spending all your time studying.

    Issues: The problem with passion; why trying too hard can make things worse; using a tomato to beat procrastination; learning while you sleep and how to wake up smarter; school bags, lockers, and attention; tricks to build memory; learning alone vs in groups; should you listen to music while you’re studying? how your worst traits can be your best.

    • 55 min
    Raising Extraordinary Children + Change Yourself, Change the World

    Raising Extraordinary Children + Change Yourself, Change the World

    Lucie LeBlanc, author of Ordinary Parents Raising Extraordinary Children.

    Topic: Unlocking your child’s inner strength to full self-expression.

    Issues: Understanding the human mind; programming your child for success; the six creative faculties (perception, memory, reason, will power, intuition, and imagination); common parental errors; much more.



    Mark Borg, author of Don’t Be a Dick.

    Topic: Change yourself, change your world.

    Issues: What does it mean to be a dick and why are some people (including ourselves) that way? The difference between internal dicks and external dicks; how to quit being a dick—and get others to quit too; how to avoid backsliding; lessons for parents; much more

    • 54 min
    What Every Grandfather Should Know + Teaching Kids About Finance

    What Every Grandfather Should Know + Teaching Kids About Finance

    James Knipp, author of Stuff Every Grandfather Should Know.

    Topic: Making sense of the grandfather years.

    Issues: When to give advice and how to take it; (re)learning how to be a parent; going from father to grandfather; building a relationship with your grandchild; things to do with the grandkids; technology and social media; grandparenting through your child’s divorce; much more.



    Liz Frazier, author of Beyond Piggy Banks and Lemonade Stands.

    Topic: How to teach young kids about finance.

    Issues: The “right” to talk with kids about money; teaching about money in an increasingly cashless society; allowances; what is money, how do we get it, and what do we do with it? Advanced topics such as interest, lending, the economy, and more.

    • 54 min
    A Fertility Doctor’s Fight for Motherhood + Bumpin’

    A Fertility Doctor’s Fight for Motherhood + Bumpin’

    Dorette Noorhasan, author of Miracle Baby.

    Topic: A fertility doctor’s fight for motherhood.

    Issues: Surrogacy, insurance, and overcoming every possible obstacle on the way to becoming a mother.



    Leslie Schrock, author of Bumpin’.

    Topic: Navigating the journey from conception through birth—and beyond.

    Issues: Getting your bodies and your lives ready; drafting your healthcare dream team; pregnancy issues and myths (such as that having an epidural or a c-section is “failure”); difference between a birth plan and going overboard; what you don’t know about having a baby; the importance of communication between partners; dad’s important role; much more.

    • 54 min
    Balanced Pregnancy + Family Finances for Families

    Balanced Pregnancy + Family Finances for Families

    Pia Martin, author of Building Healthy Humans. @DrPia – Instagram doctorpiamartin

    Topic: A guide to a balanced pregnancy for a happy, healthy baby.

    Issues: Epigenetics—what it is and how you can use it to create a healthier baby; how what a woman eats and does before and during pregnancy affect her children; how dads affect their children’s genetic outcomes; the importance of healthy gut and good digestion; types of diets; much more.



    Jeanette Mack, Assistant Vice President of Corporate Communications at Navy Federal Credit Union. @NavyFederal ‏

    Topic: Financial issues for military families and veterans.

    Issues: Ways to start saving small now for your kids’ futures, small behavior changes that can make a big difference in your finances; financial literacy tools for families; tips to building/maintaining your credit; car buying tips; budgeting tips for parents and kids; how military families can make the most of their paycheck. https://www.navyfederal.org/

    • 55 min
    Not Every Warrior Wears a Uniform + Be a Happier Parent

    Not Every Warrior Wears a Uniform + Be a Happier Parent

    Chantel Olson, author of Homefront Warriors. @chantellouise16

    Topic: Not every warrior wears a uniform.

    Issues: The many lessons learned from military spouses during their spouse’s deployment; how military spouses can get support during deployment; special concerns of children with a deployed parent; why it’s important to honor homefront warriors for their service.



    KJ Del’Antonia, author of How to Be a Happier Parent. @KJDellAntonia

    Topic: Raising a family, having a life, and loving almost every minute.

    Issues: Why you child should do chores; siblings—bringing fun and taking it away; sports and activities—fun except when they’re not; homework; screens are fun but limiting them isn’t; discipline and why it sometimes hurts parents more than the kids; finding time for food, fun, and family time.

    • 55 min

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