Category Archives: Cycles

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This Age old Alcoholism Research Can Help You Parent Smarter

I don’t know very many 4 or 9 year old kids that have terrible drinking problems. To be completely honest, I don’t know any, so you might be asking, “how…

Father At Home With Newborn Baby Daughter

Childbirth: My Journey from Fear to Peace

Love. Peace. Gratitude. Joy! These are just a few of the feelings that come to my mind as I seek to find the words to describe what I experienced yesterday….

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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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Create More Happiness by Celebrating Your Personal and Parenting Victories

If you have been following TRU Parenting for long you probably know that I’m a pretty sentimental man. I love a good reason to celebrate and make a big deal…

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3 Ways to Stop Parental Frustration Before it Starts

I am not the kind of guy that enjoys working on cars or fixing things around the house. To be honest a good portion of that kind of stuff I…

Multi-ethnic girl enjoying the warmth of a sunset

The Most Effective Skill to Help Parents Learn to Keep Their Cool

Years ago I heard a story from a Mom that both she and I got a good chuckle about, however I knew it was no laughing matter in the moment…

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5 Fears of Becoming a Dad; and How to Kick the Fear to the Curb

To be a father, or not to be – that is the question for so many people. Dad’s see that look women get when they see the newborn baby in…

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How to Stop Tantrums Now and Prevent Them Later

I recently watched a mother and her little girl in the grocery store. As they moved past the freezer aisle of the store, the little girl let out a shriek…

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What to Do When Kids Sneak Food

When my oldest son turned 4 he decided he didn’t want to wait for mom and dad to get up and make breakfast in the morning. He would wake up…

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Make this Back to School Year the Best Yet

The school year is upon us again. The windows of stores are lined with back to school sale signs and shelves are full of school supplies. For most parents it’s…

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