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Family Traditions and Rituals that Establish Bonds

This is a Guest Post by Rebecca Eanes, Author of “Positive Parenting: An Essential Guide.” The loving rituals and family traditions we experienced as children hold a special place in…

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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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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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Addiction and Parenting Don’t Mix

If you give a man a hammer, some nails, and any other materials he needs to build a home, and instruct him how to do it, in time, he could…

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…

5 kids later

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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Potty Training Tips for the Frustrated Parent

It’s hard to believe I could be so excited about someone simply going pee or poo in the toilet. Before the moment that my first child announced, “I pooped in…

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