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Teaching Kids to Be Responsible for Their ActionsA Discipline That Connects overview [Podcast Series]

Today, Stacy Bellward interviews Jim and Lynne Jackson as they dive deep into ways to correct kids’ misbehavior with the message, “You are RESPONSIBLE for…

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Don’t Settle for Fake RespectGet to the HEART of door-slamming and eye-rolling

“Don’t talk to me that way!” “I saw you roll your eyes!” “I don’t like your attitude, young lady!” “Don’t look at me that way!”…

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“My initial reaction was to yell and get big and loud.”A Connected Families Story

Many of our most popular articles are real and sometimes raw examples of the Connected Families framework in action. The following story is from Jessica,…

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The God-Given Gifts in Your Child’s MisbehaviorA Discipline That Connects overview [Podcast Series]

Stacy Bellward is joined by Jim and Lynne Jackson to talk about the third part of the Connected Families framework: You are CALLED and CAPABLE!…

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12 Misbehaviors and the Gifts-Gone-Awry Behind ThemSeeing strengths even in struggles.

It takes skill to misbehave! When kids want something, and persistently misbehave to get it, they’ll instinctively tap into their strengths to get what they…

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“I aimed for perfection as a mom and it just slayed me.”A Connected Families Story

Earlier this year, Connected Families offered our online course Discipline That Connects with Your Child’s Heart and almost one thousand parents enrolled and took the…

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Communicating Love in the Midst of MisbehaviorA Discipline That Connects overview [Podcast Series]

Stacy Bellward is joined by Jim and Lynne Jackson to talk about a message that is essential for discipline situations: You are LOVED no matter…

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12 Reasons for Love-No-Matter-WhatThe best time to express your unconditional love.

Mitch was only in his mid-twenties, but he confidently and warmly welcomed the congregation at a large local church we attended where he was a…

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“I dealt with big behavior by trying to control it and shut it down.”A Connected Families Story

 Connected Families often hears from parents about how our framework has transformed their parenting. The foundation for our framework is, “You are SAFE with me.”…

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What does it mean to be an emotionally safe parent?A Discipline That Connects overview [Podcast Series]

Being an emotionally safe parent is not about being soft or lenient. It’s also not suppressing our anxiety and frustration and trying to look calm…

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