Category Archives: Audio/Podcast

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The Secret to Dumping Parental Shame and Stress

One of the first things I tell parents in my TRU Parenting Classes is, “The sign of a great parent is not the child’s behavior. The sign of a truly…

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15 Simple Ways to Help Make Chores Fun for Kids

Chores can be drudgery for kids and for parents. Do you ever wish chores could be a little less of a grind? Wouldn’t it be amazing if chores weren’t such…

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13 “Not” to Do’s for an Effective and Happy Parent

Parents are always talking about their “to-do list.” Parenting is a busy occupation and it can be helpful to create to-do lists for all of the urgent and important things…

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How to Peacefully Teach and Set Clear Limits, Boundaries and Consequences with Your Child

Kids do all kinds of things that we don’t like, things that drive us nuts. Sometimes they do things that are dangerous, things that scare us half to death. They…

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23 Ways to Be Your Wife’s Hero, as a Husband and Father

Remember the old saying, “If Mama ain’t happy, ain’t nobody happy”? Well, I don’t know if that is an absolute truth, but the reverse certainly can make a huge difference…

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10 Ways to Get Your Husband Off the Couch to Help With the Kids

Do you ever wish that your husband would step up and do a little more with the kids? As a father myself, it drives me crazy to read and hear…

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Why Spanking Doesn’t Make Sense as Discipline and 3 Things to do instead.

Do you ever feel at your wits end or like you just don’t know what else to do? Do you feel like spanking is the only thing that gets their…

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The Secret to Creating the Parental Confidence and Happiness You Want

Act As If! I heard a story years ago about a motivational speaker that was speaking to a large group of people. He was teaching about the power of positivity….

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How to Stop Taking Daily Frustrations Out On Your Kids In 6 Doable Steps

Have you ever felt frustrated or angry at your child and then been brought to the sudden realization that they didn’t do anything wrong? They weren’t even the source of…

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10 Ways to Help Your Kid Cure Summer Boredom Without Technology

Summer is in full sway. Kids are out of school and the novelty of that fact is starting to wear off. Some of you may already be well acquainted with…

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