Tag Archives: Parenting

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TRU Parent Daily Self Care Checklist

  Life is stressful. I get it. Between work, making meals, cleaning house, driving kids to all of their activities and everything else we do as parents, we need a…

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One Queston Helped Me Understand My Kids’ Behavior & Needs: “What do You Worry About Most?”

As I shared our family night lesson, my 3 oldest boys were sitting on the couch with less than thrilled looks on their faces, Emma was coloring Belle on the…

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How to Successfully Respond to ANY Child Behavior. Simply Do Your BEST.

What if there was one simple pattern of actions that would help us to positively impact almost any behavioral conflict that arises in our parenting? Would you be interested? There…

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Gentle Parenting Boundaries: Hold Your Ground, Firm and Kind

Mom, can I have one more drink of water before bed? Dad, will you read me another story? I want the blue cup! I’m not wearing my shoes. Dad, can…

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13 Dad Truths

1.       The size of your house, the kind of car you drive or the clothes your kids wear to school is not a reflection of your value as a Dad….

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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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10 Practices For Parents that Magically Add Hours to Your Day

Do you ever feel like you’re running from sun up to sun down? I know I’ve felt that way. If there is one thing that is universal to parents I…

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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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