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My Child Doesn’t Believe in God. Now What?

From time to time, we receive questions from the Connected Families community about what to do when your child doesn’t believe in God. This is…

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How I Helped My Baby Sleep When Sleep Training Was Not Workingthe downside of trying to get answers from mommy bloggers

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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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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Can True Empathy Really Be Taught to Kids?

You want your kids to think about others’ feelings. That’s empathy. But can you teach empathy to kids or does it just come naturally? It’s…

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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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The Secret to Helping a Child Who is Always AngryMoving from unhealthy to healthy anger responses

Some kids really struggle with their anger. It doesn’t mean you’ve done anything wrong. It likely means they’re pretty sensitive, and possibly have underlying stress…

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Is Your Child Refusing to Do Schoolwork? | Ep. 32Bring joy into your child’s schoolwork

Is your child refusing to do schoolwork? What can you do? Many parents are feeling the pressure of “crisis schooling,” and children are struggling to…

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“God is Always Up to Something!” | Ep. 27A 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 | Ep. 23“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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