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“God is Always Up to Something!”A word of encouragement (video) from Jim and Lynne Jackson

NOTE: This content is available as a video,  a blog post (below), or a 7-minute podcast. We trust this will serve every situation and learning…

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Walking in Peace and Joy with Your Kids“The Magnet Says It ALL!” Podcast Series

We all want a peaceful home where kids feel safe. But sometimes safety is hard to attain, especially when life is stressful. How do we…

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Connecting with Toddlers & Teens During DisciplineA Connected Families Story

Each year thousands of people participate in one of our online courses, or in our parent coaching. We frequently hear encouraging stories like the ones…

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When Out-of-Control Kids Can’t Hear Your Gentle VoiceGetting Kids Attention in the Mayhem

Whether it’s angry sibling conflict or just wild and silly craziness, it’s hard to know how to engage kids’ mayhem without using a fast, large,…

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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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Bullying: Challenge or Opportunity?

Throughout the United States, October is national bullying prevention month and many schools around the country will encourage their kids to wear orange in support…

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So You Killed The Cat….Now What?Truth is always best.

“Do you think we should tell the kids what really happened? What they don’t know won’t hurt them, right?” We received this question when a…

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Viewing your child through a different lensAre sensory challenges making life difficult?

Does it feel like your child is “out of sorts” but you can’t understand why? Do things seem much more difficult for one of your…

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How I Helped My Baby Sleep Without a Sleep Method

Did you find this blog because you Googled, “How do I get my baby to sleep through the night?” Well then, my friend, soak in…

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My child doesn’t believe in God. Now what?

Many discouraged parents have asked us this question: How should we respond to our child who doubts the reality of God? When children suggest “there…

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