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Part-Time Stepparenting

One child, two homes

Part-Time Stepparenting

When there is shared or joint custody (you'll find out more about custody options in What You Need to Know About Custody), you can divvy up the kids' time in a variety of ways. Sometimes you get the weekdays or the weekends. Sometimes it's divided one-third/two-thirds.

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Bonding Time for Dad and Baby

dad bonding with baby

Ways to bond with baby

Bonding Time for Dad and Baby

Anything your partner can do for your baby (except for breast-feeding), you can do, too. Among many other things, you can:

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Where Does the Time Go?

Where Does the Time Go?

Lately it seems that the two of you have been like ships passing in the night. You are either at work, out grocery-shopping, or with the kids. You just collapse at the end of each day. Six months ago you went away for a long weekend with your spouse, but that reconnection only lasted for a week or two. Now you are back to the same grind and are forgetting each other and your relationship. The effort of doing nice things for each other, or even showing appreciation, just seems like too much work.

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Correcting Misbehavior with Time-Out

Effective when used properly

Correcting Misbehavior with Time-Out

Judy was 22 but looked much older. She had four children, the oldest six years old. She was five months pregnant and had no time for herself. There was fatigue in her voice. Her four-year-old son, Randy, was driving her crazy. She was not able to manage his tantrums and demands. With tears of desperation, she told how she spent most of her time: "All I do is yell. He never does anything I ask. He just runs around the house making a mess.

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Making Time to Be with Your Spouse

Making Time to Be with Your Spouse

The Spice Rack

A great way to eliminate arguments over what you want to do is for each of you to write down three places you would like to go on three separate pieces of paper. Pick one out of a hat and go for it!

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Updated: November 11, 2020

The 60 Best Dad Jokes of All Time

The best dad jokes of 2020

There is something about dad jokes that foster a weird mixture of satisfaction with a dash of annoyance. Maybe it's the fact that dad jokes are short, corny, and relatively harmless that makes them so lovable. Or perhaps it's the sparkle in dad's eye when he knows he's about to get super cheesy?

More: 40 Thanksgiving Jokes For Kids

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Spend Special Time with Your Child

Getting to know you

Spend Special Time with Your Child

A big part of establishing appropriate expectations involves really knowing your child. How do you learn her? You put in quality, undiluted, alone time with her.

It's a Good Idea!

Understanding a problem is the hardest part of solving it.

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Family Meetings

Family Meetings

How does all this happen? You're leading busy lives—what family isn't? Few of us are used to sitting down together and working on lists of values, rules, and goals. First, don't try to do it all at once! Schedule a few sessions to do it.

A good place to write your family value statement and define your family's rules is during a family meeting.

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by: Katy Abel

Ten Ways to Make More Time for Your Kids

Ten Ways to Make More Time for Your Kids

The Frenzied Family
As you head into the back-to-school year, you wonder: Can you really do it again? Pack lunches at dawn, dash from carpools to business meetings, apply mascara at stoplights, help with homework, race to piano lesson pickups -- only to return home, rush everyone off to bed, and then wake up to a go-go weekend of hockey practice, soccer games, and birthday parties?

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Build Family Ties Through Family Meals

Build Family Ties Through Family Meals

Your family identity is enhanced the more you eat meals together. Civilization was built around the dinner table. Breaking bread together, a symbolic international peace-making gesture, has more than just a political meaning, it's a vital way of touching base as a family.

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Finding a System for On-Time Payments

Know thyself

Finding a System for On-Time Payments

You've heard the expression, "Time is money," perhaps from a boss who doesn't believe in lunch breaks. Indeed, this saying is typically used to motivate others, not oneself, but it's worth internalizing. It becomes much more palatable when you're using it for your own benefit, not that of a company that gives you too little of both time and money to begin with!
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Making Special Time for Yourselves Without the Kids

Making Special Time for Yourselves Without the Kids

Think Twice

Don't forget yourself. Many people spend so much time and effort trying to make everyone else in the family happy that they forget about themselves. Always remember that the most important factor to ensure the happiness of your family is for you and your spouse to be happy!

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Set Aside Time to Resolve Conflicts

Set Aside Time to Resolve Conflicts

Now that the two of you know how to identify conflicts, you need to learn how to resolve them. The first and very important step is making sure you have each other's undivided attention by setting aside time to resolve differences. Having a regular time to discuss differences is crucial to a good working relationship for two basic reasons. The first reason is that each person knows that he or she will always have a chance to vent frustrations before they build up.

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Make the Most of Your Time Together

Make the Most of Your Time Together

Soul Mates

Time is more precious than gold. If we treat our time together as such, our relationship will flourish.

It's ideal to be able to spend many hours every week with your spouse. However, there are always weeks when that seems impossible. You might be working late or going to sleep early after being up all night with a sick child. We all have obligations outside our relationship.

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10 Ways to Spend Quality Time with Children

10 Ways to Spend Quality Time with Children

  1. Make a date -- Children like routine, so why not set aside one afternoon a week when you do something special together?
  2. Share the planning -- Get the children to decide what you're going to do at least some of the time. Make time to plan and discuss what you're all going to do. Anticipation can be as much fun as the activity.
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