Positive Parenting

Armin Brott, a nationally recognized parenting expert, is known worldwide as Mr. Dad. He is the leading author of books on fatherhood, having written or co-written six critically acclaimed, groundbreaking books which have sold millions of copies worldwide. Armin writes the nationally syndicated column, “Ask Mr. Dad,” and hosts the “Positive Parenting” radio show.  A father of three, he lives in Oakland, California.

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Did YOU forget your anniversary?!

Maybe as a kid, you saw what happened when your dad or mom forgot their anniversary.  I’m not proud, but I’ve forgotten in the past.  This year, SHE DID!  She gave me so much crap last year that I was absolutely shocked when she forgot!  This might be a good …

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Science projects are supposed to be for kids to do!

Sunday was science project day at my house.  The kids chose the projects they were each interested in doing, we bought all of the materials and got to work.  The kids did most of the work themselves for the actual experiments.  The next step will be putting together a display …

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How many pairs of shoes do YOU own?

We cleaned the house the weekend.  While I was pretending to work and organize the closet, I started counting how many pairs of shoes my girlfriend has.  I came up with 54.  I counted my shoes too, I have 37 pairs.  I only actually wear 3 pairs of them.

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My Non Traditional Mother’s Day Plans

My plans for Mother’s Day are pretty simple.  The kids and I are gonna serve mom breakfast in bed and present her with $300.00.  This is when we will promptly leave the house for the whole day.  We’re giving mom exactly what she asked for! My mom lives in Southern …

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Have you or would you ride one of these?

These things look so fun.  I’ve talked to numerous people on the streets of San Jose about their experiences on these scooters.  One guy said, they go way faster than you might think.  Another dude told me it’s a good way to get around.  Everyone agreed that it’s fun.  There …

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What’s your “go to” night time snack?

What’s your midnight snack?  Please say Oreos and milk, that sounds awesome.  Unfortunately I’ll have to live vicariously through you for a while.  I’m dieting and my choices last night were, an orange or carrots dipped in almond butter, which sounds absolutely repulsive.  I went with the orange.  

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Favorite spot to chill in San Jose

It’s been around a long time, as a matter of fact, The San Jose Municipal Rose Garden was founded in 1927.  I keep finding myself spending time here.  It’s pretty quiet and insanely beautiful!  

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