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Change Mealtime Woes Into Mealtime Wins!

Mealtime is a busy period of the day when schedules converge and stress is often high. Power struggles about refusing to sit at the table with the family, veggie battles,…

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The Disease Every Parent Needs to Guard Their Child Against: A “Me, Me, Me, Epidemic” Book Review

If you knew there was a new, highly contagious, highly destructive disease epidemic being passed around at school, at the play ground, throughout your community and even in your own…

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4 Essential Skills for Teaching Your Preschooler Self-Control

Envision your four-year-old, alone in a room, with a plate full of doughnuts right in front of him or her. You’re probably imagining something along the lines of “the cookie…

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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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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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Your Child Wants You to Teach Them!

My youngest son Berkeley is an adorable 4 year old boy that is almost always happy and grinning from ear to ear, except when he isn’t. He has a fire…

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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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