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How to Increase Your Energy and Keep Up With Your Kids: Simple Addition and Subtraction

How many times have you sat down to read with your kids and nodded off just to have your kids nudge you awake over and over again? It’s happened to…

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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….

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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 Common Marriage Troubles After Kids and How to Work Through Them

Remember this little poem from grade school? Girl and Boy, sittin’ in a tree, k-i-s-s-i-n-g. First comes love, then comes marriage, then comes the baby in the baby carriage. But…

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23 Ways to Be Your Wife’s Hero, as a Husband and Father

Remember the old saying, “If Mama ain’t happy, ain’t nobody happy”? Well, I don’t know if that is an absolute truth, but the reverse certainly can make a huge difference…

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10 Ways to Get Your Husband Off the Couch to Help With the Kids

Do you ever wish that your husband would step up and do a little more with the kids? As a father myself, it drives me crazy to read and hear…

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3 Ways to Keep Romance Alive in Your Marriage, (Even with Kids)!

First off, let’s demolish the myth that there is no romance after the kids come along. Adding shared responsibilities and kids to the mix can actually enhance our intimacy. It…

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3 Ways Kids Can Enhance Your Marriage

On my fifth anniversary, I wrote my wife a fairy tale book based on our life together. At that point, we had two children and were well on our way…

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