Tag Archives: Family

Make summer awesom

6 Steps to Making Summer Awesome (For You and the Kids)

Summer presents a new transition for both a child and a parent’s mindset. You love your kids, but lets be honest about the fact that the beginning of summer brings…

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Rethinking Your ‘To-Do’ List

We live in a society today that values being busy and productive, even at the expense of real life. As parents we sometimes don’t fully engage with, listen to or…

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The Secret Art of Playfulness

Some days seem to drag on and on when nothing goes as planned. At some point we’ve all agreed with the sentimental quip about parenting, “The days are long but…

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7 Ways to Take Frustration Off the Menu: Prevent Mealtime Meltdowns

Every parent knows that meal time, especially dinner time, is one of the craziest times of day. The whole family is finally converging after the rest of the world has…

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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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5 Kids Later: 30 Things I’ve Learned About Parenting From REAL Life

Before I was married or had kids of my own I remember going to gatherings with family and friends, or going into public places and saying things like, “My kids…

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5 Reasons to Go On an Adventure with Your Kids

Do you remember the adventures you used to have when you were a kid? I love to watch my own kids as they wander through our back pasture with walking…

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7 Inspirational and Useful Blogs Every Parent Should Know

Sometimes I feel funny in the space I am in online. I am obviously not a mommy blogger because, well, I’m not a mom. I’m not really a daddy blogger…

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Treat Your Family Like They’re Dead, in 5 GOOD Ways

It seems like there are zombies and vampires in and on everything these days but that is not what I’m talking about when I say to treat your kids and…

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