Tag Archives: children

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6 Sure Fire Ways to Stop Arguing With Your Kids

It’s amazing how persistent children can be. Kids as young as 2 or 3 years old can find inventive ways to persuade mom or dad to give them what they…

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7 Ways We Sabotage Our Relationships

Whether we like it or not and whether we even acknowledge it or not, our relationships are always ebbing and flowing, growing or diminishing. Sometimes the movement of our relationships…

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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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This Age old Alcoholism Research Can Help You Parent Smarter

I don’t know very many 4 or 9 year old kids that have terrible drinking problems. To be completely honest, I don’t know any, so you might be asking, “how…

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How to Let Go of the Past So You can be a Better Parent Now

Let’s be honest, when kids do something we have asked and taught them not to do, or when they refuse to do something we have asked and taught them to…

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The TRU Parenting Workout: Workout and Connect With Your Kids at the Same Time

We are already several weeks into the New Year. How are you doing on your resolutions and goals? Some of the top new year’s resolutions for parents often include spending…

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10 Parenting Moments When You Know You Must be Doing Something Right

Recently my middle son, Eli was sitting and talking quietly with my wife when he asked her the question, “Mom, is being a Dad hard?” My wife wasn’t sure where…

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4 Ways to Teach Kids How to Set Effective Goals

We always tell our kids that anything is possible. We encourage them to shoot for the stars, but there are a relative few that actually equip their children with the…


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