Jim and Lynne Jackson

Helping Kids Learn Independence from Tots to TeensBuilding Insight And Independence

  Our teen-aged son had been working on a variety of “extra-credit” home projects for us as a way to earn money.  (For younger parents,…

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Tantrums From Tots To Teens

  Teen Tantrums Teen Tantrums are not all that different than two-year-old tantrums. So read the tip below and apply those principles. But there are…

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“Stop Whining!” – A Success Story!

A Thoughtful Approach to Whining “Whining” is a common problem whether children are toddlers, or teens demanding to get what they want. When parents try…

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Working Towards Obedience Pt. 2

We received quite a number of comments about the “experiment” I did with Eli in our last parenting tips email (read here if you missed it)….

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Working Towards Obedience Pt. 1

  Eli is not quite two. He is the son of a friend that is staying with us. I experimented with him this morning – in…

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