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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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“I can’t hear you!”

“I can’t hear you!! I can’t hear you!!” You thought his misbehavior was frustrating, but when your child covers his ears and yells “I can’t...

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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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Words that hurt

In this Q & A, Jim and Lynne take 4 minutes to respond to a question from a mom and dad regarding their son’s hurtful...

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Raising Kids Who Say “Thank You”

We talk to many parents who tell us their kids are not grateful. Not only do their children expect to be fed and clothed, but...

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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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5 Ways to T.E.A.C.H. Your Kids Values

There are lots of things we want our kids to learn, from how to ride a bike to how to be a faith-filled, responsible adult....

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The Four Strengths of Every Great Family

Jeremy Lee, from D6 Family Podcast, interviews the co-founders of Connected Families, Jim & Lynne Jackson. During this 20 minute podcast, Jim and Lynne share...

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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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When to Intervene in Sibling Squabbles

They’re at it again. You can hear them in the next room and you want it to stop. Now. Your children are having a heated...

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