emotions

6 Practical Tips to Tame Your Temper

Disciplining misbehaving kids is often a difficult and emotion-laden task. If only you could figure out a way to tame your temper! Our oldest son…

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Scared to launch your child into the “real world”?College, first apartment, military, technical school? This is for you.

If you’re the parent of an older teen or young adult, the thought of launching your child into the world can be frightening; particularly if…

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My Child Is Always So Negative; What Do I Do?

Got a negative child? You know, the one that seemingly sees the worst in every situation? Kyle and Ella came to me for coaching, concerned…

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How to Take Advantage of Sibling Rivalry to Explain Emotions and Feelings to a ChildEpisode 54

Few things can be more frustrating as a parent than trying to mediate sibling rivalry. You want your kids to be friends but instead they…

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The Power of Empathy: How to Teach Your Child to “Feel Another’s Feelings”Episode 53

“How do you think that makes your sister feel?” or “You can’t do that to him!” Sound familiar? As a parent you likely want your…

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Practical Tips to Turn Uncontrolled Emotional Outbursts into Big WinsFind the good in your child’s emotional outbursts

Your child is struggling. Again. They are frustrated and taking it out on everyone around them in an uncontrolled emotional outburst. It might be a…

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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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Get Ready for Pandemic Schooling…Round 26 Useful Ways to Combat Back-to-School Anxiety (Covid-19 Edition)

Heading back to school can be an anxious and stressful time for kids and parents– especially during a pandemic! The idea of another round of…

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To Spank or Not to Spank?The Great Spanking Debate

If you work with Christian parents, it’s tempting to stay far away from the spanking debate. There are the “never spank” parents, the “immediate obedience…

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Our top 5 posts of 2017

Every day, the staff of Connected Families goes to work, seeking the wisdom of God, and shaping our resources to fit what we think our…

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