Jim and Lynne Jackson

How to Parent the Imperfect Child You Have......Not the child of your fantasy

We all have dreams for our children. Dreams that begin long before a child takes their first breath. But what if the child you have…

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How to Change Your Parenting Habits When Change is HardThree research-based tips when you feel stuck

It is easy to get stuck in negative parenting habits. We all know it, and we all experience this to some degree. Are there some…

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How to Bless Your Children in the New Year

Have you ever considered saying blessings for the New Year over your children individually? Especially in a year with such added stress for parents and…

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Christmas Greetings from Jim and Lynne

It’s always symbolic to us to end the darkest days of each year celebrating Jesus:  the Life that came to LIGHT our lives with hope,…

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How to Connect with Your Kids in Any Circumstance | Ep. 47One hour to refresh your soul this Christmas

As you’re heading into some potentially stressful situations over the next few weeks (changing schedules, relatives who might judge your parenting, or not feeling connected…

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Top 4 Tips to Make This the Best Christmas Yet

Another Christmas season is upon us and many of us are struggling to figure out how to navigate our current reality. We’ve compiled a list…

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Learning Gratitude for Your 3 Most Important Blessings

For most of us, this will be a different sort of holiday season than usual. It has certainly been a challenging year for the whole…

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3 Reasons to Laugh with Your Kids

We know it feels good to laugh. Many of you may not feel like laughing at all right now, and we understand! These days, with…

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Four Simple Ways to Teach Your Child About GodHelpful ideas to lead your child to Christ and NOT religious moralism

Do you want to teach your child about God but aren’t sure how to do it? Most parents reading this desire for their children to…

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My Child Wants Nothing to Do with Me. Is There Hope?16 ways to connect when connecting is hard

Even if your child wants nothing to do with you, don’t give up What a great story of how persistence pays off. It can be…

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