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On Thursday night’s I’ve been trying to participate in #DadGames12 (Read more about that here). One thing I’ve found on their site is a ton of useful articles, here’s their 7 Ways to Connect with Your Kids. We do Nos. 1-3 every day, No. 5 not as often as we should, but I supplement by jumping on the bed. Nos. 4 & 6 weekly.
10 Things to Write in a Letter to Your Daughter from All-Pro Dad. What I really like about this list is No. 6. It encourages you to tell your children their stories. My mother had a tradition on my birthday. Every year she would tell me about the day I was born.
I also took some cues from a leader in my company and often tell my daughters, “You bring me great joy.”
In last week’s Beta, I linked to part 1 of Thom Rainer’s 12 Lessons of Fatherhood. Here’s the 2nd part in that series. Lesson No. 10 is a tough one for guys, but I’ve started saying, “Daddy was wrong. Jesus is right. I’m sorry that I…”
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