Category Archives: About Kids

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The TRU Parenting Workout: Workout and Connect With Your Kids at the Same Time

We are already several weeks into the New Year. How are you doing on your resolutions and goals? Some of the top new year’s resolutions for parents often include spending…

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4 Ways to Teach Kids How to Set Effective Goals

We always tell our kids that anything is possible. We encourage them to shoot for the stars, but there are a relative few that actually equip their children with the…

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Your Child Wants You to Teach Them!

My youngest son Berkeley is an adorable 4 year old boy that is almost always happy and grinning from ear to ear, except when he isn’t. He has a fire…

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4 Things Your Baby Needs to Learn in the First 2 Years of Life

“It is easier to build strong children than to repair broken men.” (Frederick Douglas) The edification of our children starts on day one. The building of strong children begins from…

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How to Enjoy the Parenting Roller Coaster

Have you ever watched your 6 year old voluntarily gather up his little brother or sister after they have hurt themselves and compassionately comfort and tend to them? It’s moments…

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10 Ways to Build Your Child’s Self-Esteem

What names were you called as a kid? Probably every one of us can remember the hurt we felt, on at least one occasion, when a school aged child called…

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10 Things I Never Thought I’d Have to Say to Another Person Until I Became a Parent

Kids and parenting can throw you some curveballs. You would think that we would be a little more prepared for the crazy stuff that gets thrown at us as parents,…

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The Secret to Getting Kids to Fly Solo… Give them Wings and Flight Lessons

All he needed to do was put his socks and shoes on. “How simple is that?” I thought to myself. My 4 year old son Berkeley had started to melt…

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How to get your kids ready and in the car in 50 easy steps

Remember the days when you used to be able to just slide into your flip flops, grab your keys and go? Yeah, I can’t really remember those days either. No…

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How to Re-ignite Your Child’s Love of Learning, Even if They Say, “I Hate School”

I hated math most of my school years. I’m not talking about a little dislike for the subject. I’m talking about hatred that motivated elaborate schemes to prevent or avoid…

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