Category Archives: Moms

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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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3 Ways to Get Your Partner to Value You

You change diapers, cook dinner, go to work, pay the bills, and clean the house. You try not to nag or complain. You share the remote and remember special occasions….

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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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15 Awesome Articles to Help You Stop Yelling and keep Your Cool

“Keep your calm.” “Stop the yelling.” While we may hear these little bits of parenting wisdom often, the truth is they really do lay the foundation for Teaching what kids…

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4 Ways to Help a Poor Loser

Everybody wants to win and I’ve found that children like to win just as much as the next guy. Have you ever played a game with one of your kids…

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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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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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How To Stop Yelling in 21 Days; And Break Other Bad Habits Too

Before you go on reading this, do something for me… Sit or stand as you normally would, and fold your arms as you normally would… Then, fold your arms the…

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TRU Fathers: A Priceless Treasure in Our Modern World. Happy Father’s Day!

There is a song I used to sing as a little boy that comes to my mind as we approach Father’s Day. It goes like this… “I’m so glad when…

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