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Parenting Principles: 31 Teachings to Raise Children in Righteousness (An LDS Book Review)

I recently reviewed David Christensen’s new book, Parenting Principles: 31 Teachings to Raise Children in Righteousness. One of the purposes for creating my blog TRU Parenting is to help parents…

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Why Won’t My Child Listen? 5 Reasons and Solutions

I’ve told my oldest son not to sit on the table or counter top since he was 2 years old and yet he still perches his behind on the edge…

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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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What to Do When Your Kids Really “Bug” You

Have you ever said to a friend or even to yourself, “My children are always in my way and their voices are constantly in my ear. I don’t know how…

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Is it Okay to Bribe My Kids?

Let’s be honest, we’ve all done it. We’ve all bribed our children at one point or another. Sometimes the bribes come in planned, well thought out, elaborate charts and token…

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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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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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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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