Lynne Jackson

Legalism vs. Grace: Let Go of Perfectionism & Grab Hold of GraceThe transforming power of God’s amazing grace

It’s perfectionism vs grace. Or maybe, better stated, it’s legalism vs grace. You can’t have both. We don’t want to be perfectionists. You don’t want…

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One Way to Turn Bedtime Routines AroundFrom Challenging to Affirming

What happens during the bedtime routine often sets the tone for an entire evening and even impacts the following morning. I coach many families that…

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Can True Empathy Really Be Taught to Kids?

You want your kids to think about others’ feelings. That’s empathy. But can you teach empathy to kids or does it just come naturally? It’s…

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Are Your Marriage Goals Actually Selfish?Learning to let go and embrace grace

Perhaps you’ve read books, been to seminars, listened to sermons or podcasts expounding on the benefits of marriage goals. Maybe you’ve even been inspired to…

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I Was a Critical Parent: 7 Steps I Took to Find a More Loving Way

“Mom, whenever I clean, you just notice what I missed or didn’t do good enough!” I can still remember one of my kids saying that,…

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Practical Tips to Turn Uncontrolled Emotional Outbursts into Big WinsFind the good in your child’s emotional outbursts

Your child is struggling. Again. They are frustrated and taking it out on everyone around them in an uncontrolled emotional outburst. It might be a…

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How to Stop Attention-Seeking Behavior Before It Startsin 30 seconds or less!

Some kids need a lot of attention. And they still want more. It can be pretty frustrating. Maybe you feel ready to do anything to…

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50 Self-Regulation Activities to Empower Your Child to CalmBecause Self-Regulation Comes Before Emotional Regulation

Self-regulation. Emotional regulation. You want to help your child get to an emotionally calm place when conflict happens. But it is so discouraging when, instead,…

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How to Say “No” to Kids Without the Power StrugglesSet boundaries and grow wisdom in your kids

Think about how it usually goes: Your child focuses on a goal (even if it is a really bad goal like “teaching little sister a…

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This Is a Fantastic Activity to Teach Kids Emotional Awareness

Do you feel like your child has big emotions? And do you feel at a loss about how to help? Good news!  There are fantastic…

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