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“I was meeting HIS disrespect with MY disrespect.”A Connected Families Story

November is adoption/foster care awareness month. We often have the privilege of coaching parents who have built their families through adoption. Even though adoption can...

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“Mommy, I’m gonna KILL you!”How one connected parenting moment can be pivotal in your family journey

After decades working with parents one of our favorite things continues to be hearing from parents transformed by the Connected Families Framework. We love to...

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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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Break the Yelling Habit7 Practical Ways to Bring Lasting Change

Almost every parent yells. Some more than others. Regrettably, I (Jim) was probably on the side of more than average yelling. It went something like...

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Why “Stop it!” Doesn’t WorkHow to gain perspective and a plan

I’d HAD it! I was sick of this aggravating behavior, day after day. I stopped in my tracks, glared at the little one who was...

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3 Game-Changing Questions to Show Your Kids They’re Worth It

It can be hard work to grow as a parent. Especially when no matter how hard you try, things can still go haywire. Old patterns...

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Helping Kids with their AngerA creative activity to reduce outbursts and prepare kids for healthy relationships

When kids (and adults) experience tangled and confusing emotions that are difficult to express, what often comes out is anger.  It feels vulnerable to be...

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Staying Connected With Your TeenWhen they stiff arm and reach for you at the same time

When kids become teens, they start acting like they don’t need us. If we don’t understand why they’re doing this, and figure out ways to...

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6 Practical Tips to Tame Your Temper

Disciplining misbehaving kids is often a difficult and emotion-laden task. Our oldest son Daniel, sometimes said to Lynne, “Mom, you just bursted all over us!”...

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7 Peaceful, Powerful Ways to Connect with an Angry Child

Everyone would agree that loving our children is one of the most important things a parent can do. But sometimes expressing that love isn’t as...

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