Jim and Lynne Jackson

“Don’t Mom Alone”an audio interview with Heather & Bruce MacFadyen

Last month we had the pleasure of being the special guests at Heather MacFadyen’s launch of her new website and podcast Don’t Mom Alone (formally...

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Bullying: Challenge or Opportunity?

Throughout the United States, October is national bullying prevention month and today, October 24, many schools around the country will encourage their kids to wear orange...

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Family MealtimeEat, relax, connect, and pass the values.

Today’s families are on the go! But it turns out (no surprise) that one of the best things you can do for your family is...

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Loving the Child of Your Reality

We all have dreams for ourselves and our children. When we run into difficulties with our kids, those dreams feel threatened. It is easy to...

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“I can’t hear you!”How do you talk to your child when he doesn’t WANT to hear you?

“I can’t hear you!! I can’t hear you!!” You thought his misbehavior was frustrating, but when your child covers his ears and yells “I can’t...

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“Spread Yourselves THICK!”Are you giving your kids the best opportunity?

“Everything is permissible for me, but not everything is beneficial.”  I Corinthians 6:12 Our oldest child, Daniel, made a grand pronouncement one morning upon learning that...

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Words that hurtParenting both the name-caller and name-called

In this Q & A, Jim and Lynne take 4 minutes to respond to a question from a mom and dad regarding their son’s hurtful...

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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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