connection

Enjoy Your Children the Way You Always Wanted To | Ep. 44

Are you scrambling to find clarity and help in your parenting? Are you struggling to find practical tools that bring lasting change? Do you wish…

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My Child Wants Nothing to Do with Me. Is There Hope?16 ways to connect when connecting is hard

Even if your child wants nothing to do with you, don’t give up What a great story of how persistence pays off. It can be…

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4 Tips for Parenting During a PandemicThe Connected Families Framework in Action

Crazy times have hit the world like never before in our lifetime. Did you ever think you’d be reading about parenting during a pandemic? Change…

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52 Out-of-the-Box Family Bonding ActivitiesCreative (even crazy!) ideas to keep your family connected

It’s easy to forget to have fun with your kids. Rules, responsibilities, schoolwork… and the day-to-day grind can prevent us from enjoying life as a…

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Why How YOU Were Parented Probably Won’t Work Anymore

Have you ever thought something like this?  My parents were tough on me and I turned out okay.  My folks didn’t tolerate any lip from…

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We Say “Stop!” They say, “NO!”

 Working with parents for over twenty years, we consistently see the following scenarios play out with kids of all ages:  Parents say “Do this!” Kids…

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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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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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“Focusing on connection first has changed the dynamics of our home.”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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4 Simple Ways to Bridge the Mother-Son DivideYou CAN connect well with your son by using insight, creativity and perseverance

    Father-daughter dances bring delight as tall suits and little skirts whirl around the dance floor. A mother-daughter brunch is bright with “girly chatter.”…

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