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artofplayfulness

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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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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Moving Forward After Miscarriage?

I wished with all my heart that there was something more I could do to ease her pain. A young, healthy and otherwise happy woman recounted her heartbreak and struggles….

Upset Brother comforting his baby sister.
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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…

Mother With Baby Suffering From Post Natal Depression

5 Ways to Help a Mom With Postpartum Depression

What happens when the mother of your newborn child says, “I don’t think I’m supposed to feel this way, but I don’t really like our baby?” You think, “Is this…

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4 Ways to help your Child Deal with Death

Life and parenting are a huge rollercoaster ride with extreme ups and downs. One of the toughest things we may be called upon to do as a parent is help…

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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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