Jim and Lynne Jackson

How to Create a Simple Sensory Diet for Restless, Homebound Kids | Ep. 30Practical 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 Child | Ep. 29Insights 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? | Ep. 28Stop 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!” | Ep. 27A 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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52 Out-of-the-Box Family Bonding ActivitiesCreative (even crazy!) ideas to keep your family connected

It’s easy to forget to have fun with your kids. Rules, responsibilities, schoolwork… and the day-to-day grind can prevent us from enjoying life as a…

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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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