Lynne Jackson

Welcoming a New Sibling into the FamilyIt doesn’t have to cause resentment!

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

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How Oranges Can Teach CompromiseUse creativity to help kids find a Win-Win!

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 lensAre sensory challenges making life difficult?

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 GraceThe transforming power of God’s amazing 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?how low dopamine impacts effort

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?The Role of Dopamine in Entitlement

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 lifeThree reasons your family struggles with entitlement

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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From Power Struggles to Peace at MealsHelp for Picky Eaters

Eat your broccoli, or there’s no dessert! Nooooooo! It’s yucky!! Then no dessert for you! But I want ice creeeeeeeeam! You’ve heard dozens of times...

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How Anger Can Become AddictiveThe Four Payoffs for Anger that Keep Your Family Stuck!

Yelling. Screaming. Hurtful words. Sometimes even aggression. How did we get here?! Not what you envisioned when you decided to have kids! Many of the...

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Need vs WantHow one word can change parenting habits

I plopped down on the couch with a friend and lamented about my latest parenting challenge. “I just need to learn to calmly follow through...

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