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Leading Down a Grace-Filled PathDeeper Dive for Dads Podcast Series

Join Jim Jackson, Connected Families co-founder, and Chad Hayenga, LMFT, Certified Life Coach and parent coach, for this first episode in a 5-part series for…

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Blessings for the New Year

Have you ever considered saying blessings for the New Year over your children individually? There’s a passage in the Bible commonly referred to as the…

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“The habit of connecting first makes the bigger issues of life easier to handle.”A "Where Are They Now?" Story

As part of our year-end “Where Are They Now?” fundraising campaign, we are checking in with families who have been utilizing the Connected Families Framework…

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This year, for our donor Thank You gift, we designed four beautiful visual reminders of the messages that are at the core of what we…

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Merry Christmas from Jim and Lynne Jackson

When things get hard you learn who your community is. With the death of my dad and Lynne’s mom, and other struggles, it’s been a…

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“When I was intentional about looking for things to love and appreciate the change was remarkable!”A "Where Are They Now?" Story

As part of our year-end “Where Are They Now?” fundraising campaign, we are checking in with families who have been utilizing the Connected Families Framework…

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Keep Calm and Stay Connected (to your teen!)

Teens long for independence. As kids get older, parents and teens often begin to have opposing goals which may create varied degrees of conflict. Kids…

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“Our relationship was focused solely on Correction and not Connection.”

As part of our year-end “Where Are They Now?” fundraising campaign, we are checking in with families who have been utilizing the Connected Families Framework…

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Christmas: The Most Wonderful Time of the Year?How to protect the joy of the season when it's hard.

Christmas. Like the song says, “It’s the most wonderful time of the year!” While we cherish meaningful time with those dearest to us, these highly…

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“Empathy is hard work, but is powerful in its impact.”A "Where Are They Now?" Story

As part of our year-end “Where Are They Now?” fundraising campaign, we are checking in with families who have been utilizing the Connected Families Framework…

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