Jim and Lynne Jackson

Is Your Child Refusing to Do Schoolwork?Bring joy into your child’s schoolwork

Is your child refusing to do schoolwork? What can you do? Many parents are feeling the pressure of “crisis schooling,” and children are struggling to…

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Help Your Struggling Child Grieve His Pre-Coronavirus Life

Like many of us, your child might be grieving his pre-coronavirus life. This challenging time can bring strong emotions to the surface in our kids…

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How to Create a Simple Sensory Diet for Restless, Homebound KidsPractical ideas to improve the mood in your home

Are you “walking on eggshells” with restless, homebound kids? Do your kids have a case of “Grumpy Child Syndrome”? Your family may need an extra…

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What You Misunderstand About Your Misbehaving ChildInsights into your stressed, anxious, and discouraged child

If you’ve got a child that seems to be misbehaving more than usual, you’re not alone. These are trying times. If your child seems to…

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Am I a Bad Parent?Stop Parenting Out of Guilt in a Time of Pandemic

You are not a bad parent. During the pandemic, start learning how to stop parenting out of guilt or anxiety. This content is also available…

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“God is Always Up to Something!”A word of encouragement (video) from Jim and Lynne Jackson

NOTE: This content is available as a video,  a blog post (below), or a 7-minute podcast. We trust this will serve every situation and learning…

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4 Tips for Parenting During a PandemicThe Connected Families Framework in Action

Crazy times have hit the world like never before in our lifetime. Did you ever think you’d be reading about parenting during a pandemic? Change…

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The Small Magnet That is Making a BIG Difference

The Connected Families Framework (offered as a magnet) is the core of how we encourage and equip parents to lead their families with grace. Everything…

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Tell Your StoryPassing on faith and values in everyday conversations.

For most of human history, values and faith have been passed along by the spoken word in the context of one’s closest relationships. Telling stories…

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Where Do Parenting Reflexes Come From?

On the journey of parenting, many of us find that we have some typical “parenting reflexes” that are often our default response. Some of this…

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