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How to Enjoy the Parenting Roller Coaster

Have you ever watched your 6 year old voluntarily gather up his little brother or sister after they have hurt themselves and compassionately comfort and tend to them? It’s moments…

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25 Fun Halloween Books to Read With Your Kids

Kids love Halloween and kids love books! Put the 2 together and you have an amazing, “double awesome” combination. Halloween is a time when make-believe and fantasy come to life…

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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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How to Stop Tantrums Now and Prevent Them Later

I recently watched a mother and her little girl in the grocery store. As they moved past the freezer aisle of the store, the little girl let out a shriek…

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What to Do When Your Kids Really “Bug” You

Have you ever said to a friend or even to yourself, “My children are always in my way and their voices are constantly in my ear. I don’t know how…

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The Secret to Dumping Parental Shame and Stress

One of the first things I tell parents in my TRU Parenting Classes is, “The sign of a great parent is not the child’s behavior. The sign of a truly…

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3 Ways to Get Your Partner to Value You

You change diapers, cook dinner, go to work, pay the bills, and clean the house. You try not to nag or complain. You share the remote and remember special occasions….

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15 Awesome Articles to Help You Stop Yelling and keep Your Cool

“Keep your calm.” “Stop the yelling.” While we may hear these little bits of parenting wisdom often, the truth is they really do lay the foundation for Teaching what kids…

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4 Ways to Help a Poor Loser

Everybody wants to win and I’ve found that children like to win just as much as the next guy. Have you ever played a game with one of your kids…

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How to Peacefully Teach and Set Clear Limits, Boundaries and Consequences with Your Child

Kids do all kinds of things that we don’t like, things that drive us nuts. Sometimes they do things that are dangerous, things that scare us half to death. They…

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