Newborn Circumcision

Newborn Circumcision! We’re Having our Daughter Circumcised!

Suppose you are asked about newborn circumcision when your little girl is born

Imagine this:

You’re getting ready to give birth. You’ve been in labor for more hours than should be legal. You and your spouse have been preparing for this moment for months. You have spent countless hours pouring over research about the best car seats, cribs, and bottles.

You hardly notice the other people in the room urging you on as you become super focused on pushing and breathing. Then, before you know it, you stop pushing as a beautiful baby has emerged. Continue reading →

Circumcision Risks

POP004: Parent Reacts to Circumcision Risks

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Are you still on the fence about circumcision? Are you uncertain whether or not to have it done on your son? Does the baby feel pain? Does it have lifelong effects? Are the circumcision risks worth having the procedure done? Find out in this episode.

In this episode, we have a men’s round table discussion about the risks of circumcisions. For the first time on the POP Podcast, I am so excited to be interviewing an actual parent! Please welcome Darryl Scales!

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Alternatives to Spanking

POP 003: 5 Alternatives to Spanking

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In this episode, Terry Primm returns to discuss a few alternatives to spanking and yelling. We also get into a bit of a debate over a couple of them, but overall, we agree that all five alternatives are a much better alternative.

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PEACE in Parenting

How I Added P.E.A.C.E. to my Parenting

In a world where it seems like everything can be condensed down to a simple acronym, I figured one more couldn’t hurt.

I wanted to show you how I have added P.E.A.C.E. to my parenting. It’s a relatively reasonable and obtainable goal that begins with the parent.

I used these letters to help me easily remember some of the most important gifts a parent can give to their child. These are the gifts that I want to pass on to my children so they can have the best possible chance of success in their adult life.

Without further ado, I present the letter “P” Continue reading →

Wisdom at a Wedding

How I Found Wisdom at a Wedding

As I sat alone amongst scores of relatives and in-laws at an pre-wedding party, I couldn’t help but disappear inside the depths of my own mind to replay the conversation I’d just had.

I never thought a single conversation could affect me so profoundly. It affected me so much, in fact, that I had to excuse myself to write this post in the little black notebook I carry with me everywhere I go. Continue reading →