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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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5 Minutes A Day That Will Change Your Life and Parenting

“Wow, today was a great day! Today was an awesome day!” Do you wish you had more days that ended with statements like this? We can. We just have to…

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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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What are we teaching our kids when they’re not listening?

“Don’t Worry that children never listen to you, worry that they are always watching you.” (Robert Fulgham). You may have seen this quote passed around on your favorite social media…

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Parenting with Liberty and Justice for All

Mention the “4th of July” and every American in the room will simultaneously hear “Independence Day.” What popped up in your mind when you read this special date? Did you…

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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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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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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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