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Gratitude: The Antidote for Entitlement

We’ve all experienced the entitled rant of a child that wants something NOW! “Mom, buy me this gum!” they scream. There’s no please. Really, it’s not even a question, it’s…

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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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3 Parenting Truths I learned while running

I despise running! At least, I used to hate running. When people told me they were training for a triathlon or marathon I used to think, “Isn’t that why we…

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Teach Gratitude by Honoring Those That Have Gone Before.

I walk softly and almost silently on the grass, still wet from the scheduled sprinklers. As I arrive in the spot I meant to come, my eyes fall as if…

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5 Ways Fiction Can Be The New “Self Help”

What was the last book you read? Was it worth the time you spent reading it? As a parent sometimes we feel guilty just taking a little bit of time…

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How Parents can Bust Through Ambivalence and Self Doubt: 6 Simple Ways

Last autumn my brother in law took my family rock climbing. We went to the beautiful “City of Rocks” in Idaho. “The City” as it is called by climbers, is…

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The TRU Parenting Manifesto: Resolve to be TRU!

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