Jim and Lynne Jackson

4 Steps to Change Your Child’s Behavior(The way your favorite boss would handle it.)

Ever tried to change your child’s behavior? Or, how many times in the last hour, have you actually tried to change your child’s behavior?  If…

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How to Have a Great Summer—Without Your Kids Fighting All. Day. Long

It’s summer again! And this year we’ll all be taking steps back toward normal – whatever “normal” means for you. You’ll likely be working to…

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Resilient Children: 15 Little Opportunities to Grow Overcomers at Home

Have you ever wondered, “What makes resilient children so resilient?” or, “Is it nature or nurture that creates resilient children?”  Some kids seem to arrive…

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Does Your Child Give Up Easily? Teach Them the Source of ResilienceYou CAN raise overcomers!

“It’s too hard!” “I can’t do it!” “I’ll never be good at it!” “I give up!” Every parent has heard words like these, as your…

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Want to Motivate Your Unmotivated Child? Here’s the Lowdown on Rewards for Kids

Sometimes kids just aren’t very motivated and their parents ask, “Is it OK to bribe my kids?” Or, “Should I use rewards sometimes?” These are…

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Sibling Squabbles: How to Stop Kids Fighting By Intervening Wisely

They’re at it again. You can hear them in the next room and you want it to stop. Now. Your children are having a heated…

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Struggling at the Family Dinner Table? How to Come Together & Enjoy

Did you know the most important piece of furniture in your home might be the family dinner table? And the quality of construction doesn’t matter….

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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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