Category Archives: Relationship

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We See the Positive When We Look For It: 4 Ways to Look and Find It!

I have a special connection to sunrises and sunsets. My Father was obsessed with capturing the beauty of sunrises and sunsets in photographs his whole adult life. When our family…

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TRU Parenting Audio: Give an Inch, They Take a Mile: What to Do When They Just Want More

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Give an Inch, They Take a Mile: What to Do When They Just Want More

Spending positive, happy quality time with our kids is always a good choice. Playing, reading together, spending time talking and laughing builds the relationship and helps us to feel like…

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TRU Audio: Create Better Days with Better Greetings

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Create Better Days by Starting with Better Greetings

First impressions count. The greeting of a gentle sunrise and birds chirping in our bedroom window can set the tone for a totally different day than the annoying buzz of…

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TRU Parenting Audio: 17 Spring and Summer Activities

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17 Spring & Summer Activities that Will Build Your Relationship Without Breaking the Bank

The sun is shining and birds are chirping again. This time of year screams, “come outside and play!” However, some parents wonder, “How can I get my kids out of…

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Even Super-Mom or Dad Need Help Sometimes: 3 Steps to Getting the Help You Need

You do it all! You pack the lunches, clean the kitchen, kiss the boo-boos, support the extra-curricular activities, and fold the laundry (sometimes). You bring home the bacon and then…

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Mean What You Say & Say What You Mean; 3 Essential Elements of Effective Communication

Years ago I watched a video where a little girl was gleefully playing in her front yard. Her mother was watching her from the porch on a beautiful summer day….

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30 Inspiring Parenting Quotes that Teach TRU Parenting Principles

Sometimes we need some inspiring words, something to lift our spirits and help us see things from a new perspective. The following are some of my favorite quotes I have…

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