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Dad Level Expert

So you're setting goals now.  That's awesome!  Hopefully you're using the stretch and smart goals to actually make some progress.  But as you do, I issue a warning: at some point you're probably going to feel like an imposter.  It's okay.  We've all been there, suffering with imposter syndrome.  It's kind of how you feel when it sets in that you're going to be a Dad.  Who the hell let that happen?

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Five Free/Cheap Date Night Ideas

Let's be honest, between a lack of time and money it's tough to have quality time with your love after you have a kid.  But you don't have to go out to a fancy restaurant or break the bank to spend some quality time together.  Here are a couple date night ideas that are cheap or completely free that will help keep the two of you connected.

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The Currency of Time

Time is the most valuable thing we have in our lives, but we squander it away without giving it a second thought.  Maybe you've done some light accounting late at night thinking to yourself, "where did that day go?".  But that's like thinking about where your money is going after it's spent.  By viewing our time as currency we're more likely to assign it more value.  That's why it's important to account for your time.  The same way you budget your money you should budget your time.

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S T R E T C H Goals and SMART Goals

This month here at the DadHab we're all about goal setting.  But sometimes we don't want to set large goals because they seem too challenging and we don't know how to get started.  With this exercise we show you how to take larger goals and break them down into more manageable tasks. 

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Let It Out And Get Inside Your Head

My mind is always racing, but it was nice to hear hers was too.  I didn't share all that was going on in my head because I didn't want to burden her with it.  I wanted to protect her from the swirling tornado of thoughts that goes on in there all the time.  Okay, maybe not when I'm watching football, but heck she escapes into Grey's Anatomy.  But I digress.

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CAN Do Finances

This month here at The Dad Habit is all about starting.  For many of you this may be the hardest part, especially when it comes to finances.  Digging through the bills and budgeting can seem like a mountain larger than Everest, but it doesn't have to be that way.  So we've come up with three easy steps to show you that you CAN get started with cleaning up your finances.

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