Jim and Lynne Jackson

Raising Kids Who Say “Thank You”and Actually Mean It

We talk to many parents who tell us their kids are not grateful. Not only do their children expect to be fed and clothed, but...

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WHAT-EVER!! Ideas for responding to sass with class

What-EVER! (with an eye roll) You’ve seen it a hundred, maybe even a thousand times. Your child doesn’t like what you’ve said and responds with...

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After you disconnect, it’s time to really connect!Fun campfire questions you can use anytime.

Summer is here!  While it may seem like you are constantly battling the screens at your house… it doesn’t have to be that way.  Sitting...

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5 Ways to T.E.A.C.H. Your Kids Values

There are lots of things we want our kids to learn, from how to ride a bike to how to be a faith-filled, responsible adult....

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The Four Strengths of Every Great FamilyD6 Podcast

Jeremy Lee, from D6 Family Podcast, interviews the co-founders of Connected Families, Jim & Lynne Jackson. During this 20 minute podcast, Jim and Lynne share...

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When to Intervene in Sibling Squabbles

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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How Expecting Your Kids to Fight Can be a Good ThingDon’t miss a great opportunity to prepare kids for life.

“He hit me!!!” “She took my marker!” Have you ever thought – “I am just refereeing 24/7, and I certainly have better things to do...

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Turn Name-Calling into Connection

“You’re dumb!” “No, YOU’RE dumb!” “Well, you’re a loser!” “I know you are, but what am I?” “You’re a butthead!” “MOMMMMMMMMM!!!!” Name-calling between children is...

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Tired of Sibling Fighting?We Can Help!

Parents of siblings… did you ever think it would be this hard? You imagined your kiddos as best friends, being there for each other throughout...

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Planning a vacation this year? Read this first.How to be intentional as you plan a trip.

Your kids are watching you. Constantly. All the subtle messages from the way you live life are being absorbed by their active little minds, even...

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