Lynne Jackson

Solve that After-School Crabbiness

The bus pulls up and you brace yourself.  She comes flying off the bus backpack bouncing and arms flailing.  You already know there is going...

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Teaching Children To Wait Well

Therefore, as God’s chosen people, holy and dearly loved, clothe yourselves with compassion, kindness, humility, gentleness and patience. Colossians 3:12 Instant gratification has become a...

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Are We Raising Animals?

There are so many little things our kids do that drive us crazy!  Often in an effort to get the behavior to stop we react...

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Welcoming a New Sibling into the Family

Adding a sibling can be a rough transition for the whole family, especially for children. You may imagine how fun it will be to see...

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How Oranges Can Teach Compromise

Your kids are arguing – (again!) – about what game to play, who got the bigger serving of pie, and who had more time playing...

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Viewing your child through a different lens

Does it feel like your child is “out of sorts” but you can’t understand why? Do things seem much more difficult for one of your...

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Let Go of Shiny. Grab Hold of Grace

As a recovering perfectionist and now a parent coach, I am all too familiar with how perfectionism chokes out the joy and connection in families....

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Does Your Child Need Chemicals to do Chores?

In our role as parent coaches and educators, we hear it all the time: “One of my kids just doesn’t seem to get it!” Parents...

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Are We Dealing Drugs To Our Children?

Did you know you may inadvertently be dealing “drugs” to your children? Dopamine has been called the brain’s “pleasure chemical.” It is released when pleasure...

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Persistent kids, Peers, and Pace of life

Entitlement. If we mention the “E-word” in one of our workshops there are audible groans and eye-rolling. Parents are overwhelmed by this complex problem which...

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