Category Archives: Relationship

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The Difference Between Healthy Competition and Unhealthy Comparison.

Have you ever felt like you don’t measure up? Have you ever felt like, no matter how hard you try, you fall short? Don’t worry, you’re not alone. It’s not…

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The Secret Parenting Technique of Not Knowing

I just sat down in the middle of his floor and said, “I’m not sure what to do.” This wasn’t some trick or parenting technique I had learned. I really…

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43 Quick and Simple Ways to Make Your Kid’s Day

There will be plenty of opportunities for teaching and correcting and messing things up by thinking we have all the answers. Sometimes it’s helpful to take a break from all…

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3 Ways Kids Can Enhance Your Marriage

On my fifth anniversary, I wrote my wife a fairy tale book based on our life together. At that point, we had two children and were well on our way…

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My greatest Role yet. Learning to Prioritize and Simplify.

What incredible things in your life seem to get in the way of the most incredible things in your life? What do you give up when you love everything you’re…

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The Why and How of Creating an Awesome Bedtime Routine

As I settled into the couch cushions after a particularly long and full day for the usual routine of story time before bed, I let out an audible sigh. My…

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Treat Your Family Like They’re Dead, in 5 GOOD Ways

It seems like there are zombies and vampires in and on everything these days but that is not what I’m talking about when I say to treat your kids and…

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The TRU Parenting Manifesto: Resolve to be TRU!

Don’t forget to download your FREE copy of “5 Jump Starters for Powerful Family Cycles: Creating Happier and More Effective Parenting THIS Week!”

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“It didn’t work” VS. “It’s working:” A Secret of Positive Discipline

The broken arm that just won’t heal: “It didn’t work!” I can’t believe it. I went to the doctor today and he put this cast on my arm but I…

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10 Things I Need To Teach My Kids Before They Leave Home

When I got to college it was amazing how many of my roommates didn’t know how to do laundry or cook something other than ramen noodles. I could respect someone…

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