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7 Ways We Sabotage Our Relationships

Whether we like it or not and whether we even acknowledge it or not, our relationships are always ebbing and flowing, growing or diminishing. Sometimes the movement of our relationships…

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The Ultimate Guide to Stop Yelling at Your Kids, By Amanda Reuters

Just Stop Yelling! That’s the new parenting battle cry. Parents are trying to stop, they feel guilty for doing it, but they often don’t know how or what to do…

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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…

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12 Non-Parenting Books that Have Changed My Parenting & My Life

What was the most profound book you have ever read? How has it changed your life? I’ve written many times about the importance of reading with our kids, but I…

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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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This Age old Alcoholism Research Can Help You Parent Smarter

I don’t know very many 4 or 9 year old kids that have terrible drinking problems. To be completely honest, I don’t know any, so you might be asking, “how…

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How to Let Go of the Past So You can be a Better Parent Now

Let’s be honest, when kids do something we have asked and taught them not to do, or when they refuse to do something we have asked and taught them to…

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