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“We were tired. Our boat was full of holes & sinking.”A Connected Families Story

In 2015 Melissa* took the Discipline That Connects With Your Child’s Heart online course. Read the following story  to hear how God’s grace-filled transformation helped...

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What if Alexa recorded my every parenting move?Four key ideas you can remember during discipline

For some reason, I have always behaved my best when people watch me, unless those people were my kids when they needed discipline. That’s when...

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3 Steps to Becoming a More Confident Parent

Parenting is tough these days. And parents seem to be trying harder than ever to get it “right”. You read books as time allows. You...

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Becoming an emotionally safe parentWhen anger, anxiety, and a need to control no longer drives your discipline

A friend of ours said, “I am so competent at work and with friends. I’m on my game almost all the time. But when my...

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A fresh look at the Connected Families Framework A three minute video

Parenting is complicated. Following an easy to remember framework simplifies your parenting and helps you become a more thoughtful, more intentional parent. In preparation for...

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“We’ve only gotten started, but already we’re seeing a huge difference!”A Connected Families Story

About a year ago Elisia, Parenting Education Manager with New Life Family Services, contacted us. She asked if we could partner with them to train...

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CHRISTMAS GREETINGSfrom Jim and Lynne Jackson

Hey friends,  We want to wish you a very blessed Christmas. As Lynne and I reflect on Immanuel – God with us, we have been...

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“I’m learning to enter the situation as a coach.”A Connected Families story

Brendon and Naomi are parents to three kids; ages 6, 4, and 2. After completing the Sibling Conflict online course Brendon reported, “This course has...

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“I want 2 more stories and 5 more kisses!”A Thoughtful Response to Your Child’s Demands

“I want that toy!” “I need more kisses!” “I want these jeans!” Kids of all ages can get laser focused onto the thing they just...

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“I’m just SO tired!”A connected families story

Annie had one idea in mind. Her exhausted five-year-old son had another. By applying what she learned through Connected Families, Annie experienced a sweet parenting...

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