Jim and Lynne Jackson

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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Super Glue for FamiliesCreative (even crazy!) ideas to keep your family connected

Do routines, responsibilities, and extra-curricular activities dominate your relationship with your kids? With families having less free time than ever before, it’s easy to forget…

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Why How YOU Were Parented Probably Won’t Work Anymore

Have you ever thought something like this?  My parents were tough on me and I turned out okay.  My folks didn’t tolerate any lip from…

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Blessings for the New Year

Have you ever considered saying blessings for the New Year over your children individually? There’s a passage in the Bible commonly referred to as the…

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Donate today and receive a FREE gift!

This year, for our donor Thank You gift, we designed four beautiful visual reminders of the messages that are at the core of what we…

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Merry Christmas from Jim and Lynne Jackson

When things get hard you learn who your community is. With the death of my dad and Lynne’s mom, and other struggles, it’s been a…

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Learning Gratitude for Our 3 Most Important Blessings

It’s common at Thanksgiving to focus our gratitude on the gathering, great food, our material comforts, our possessions, enjoyable relationships, and other circumstantial blessings. These…

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