Author Archive | Dan Sage

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The Importance of Gratitude

I recently realized I need to become a more grateful person. Negativity had crept into my daily routine and was starting to affect my overall happiness. In some ways, I can understand where the negativity came from; life can become fairly monotonous when you stay at home full-time with a toddler. Trains again? Sure! We’ve […]

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What it Means To Be Male

What It Means to Be Male

A few days ago I realized my son will grow up with a very different perspective regarding gender norms. I grew up in a very traditional household. My mom was a stereotypical stay-at-home mom. She did all of the cooking and cleaning in the household. My father worked full-time and wasn’t expected to help with […]

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How Does One Raise a Secular Child?

How Does One Raise a Secular Child?

When my wife and I started discussing whether or not to have kids, the issue of religion came up over and over again. Neither of us are religious, but both our families are devoutly Catholic. Having grown up in that environment, neither of us knew how to raise a child without the guidance of an […]

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My Decision to Become a Stay At Home Dad

My Decision to Become a Stay At Home Dad

When my wife and I decided to start a family a little over 2 years ago, I was in the midst of completing a bachelors of science in Nursing. I had decided to switch careers and start over as a nurse. A lot of time and effort went into accomplishing this goal. There was about […]

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