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Words that hurtParenting both the name-caller and name-called

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”and Actually Mean It

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?A more thoughtful approach to addressing manners with kids.

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 FamilyD6 Podcast

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 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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Sibling Squabbles: To Intervene? Or Not Intervene?...THAT is the question

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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How Expecting Your Kids to Fight Can be a Good ThingDon’t miss a great opportunity to prepare kids for life.

“He hit me!!!” “She took my marker!” Have you ever thought – “I am just refereeing 24/7, and I certainly have better things to do...

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Turn Name-Calling into Connection

“You’re dumb!” “No, YOU’RE dumb!” “Well, you’re a loser!” “I know you are, but what am I?” “You’re a butthead!” “MOMMMMMMMMM!!!!” Name-calling between children is...

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Tired of Sibling Fighting?We Can Help!

Parents of siblings… did you ever think it would be this hard? You imagined your kiddos as best friends, being there for each other throughout...

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