misbehavior

What to Do When You Catch Your Child Looking at Porn

It’s everywhere. For most of us, as parents, it’s not a matter of “if”, but “when” your child will be exposed to pornography. But what…

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How to Stop Attention-Seeking Behavior Before It Startsin 30 seconds or less!

Some kids need a lot of attention. And they still want more. It can be pretty frustrating. Maybe you feel ready to do anything to…

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Discipline That Connects with Your Child’s Heart | Ep. 15Is the online course right for me?

In this podcast, Jim Jackson interviews Stacy Bellward, online course moderator, in a fun and heartfelt conversation. (Find out what even got Jim a little…

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“I aimed for perfection as a mom and it just slayed me.”A Connected Families Story

Earlier this year, Connected Families offered our online course Discipline That Connects with Your Child’s Heart and almost one thousand parents enrolled and took the…

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Communicating Love in the Midst of Misbehavior | Ep. 12A Discipline That Connects overview [Podcast Series]

Stacy Bellward is joined by Jim and Lynne Jackson to talk about a message that is essential for discipline situations: You are LOVED no matter…

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“I dealt with big behavior by trying to control it and shut it down.”A Connected Families Story

 Connected Families often hears from parents about how our framework has transformed their parenting. The foundation for our framework is, “You are SAFE with me.”…

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What Is the Goal of Your Discipline?Long-term vision vs short-term fixes

At parenting workshops we ask the question, “What is the goal of your discipline?” If your child is hitting, you want them to stop hitting…

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Family Gatherings: Who’s in Charge?

Large family holiday gatherings can be tough for lots of reasons. Over-stimulated, over-sugared,  over-excited and under-slept kids are simply going to struggle. But there may…

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The Awesome Thing About Your Kid’s Misbehavior…

The rough-looking teen’s tough veneer had softened. I detected tears in his eyes. “No one has ever said anything like that to me.” Just minutes…

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Is Your Response to Misbehavior Helpful or Hurtful?

When you see your child doing something hurtful, it’s second nature to want to jump in and correct the behavior immediately! But sometimes this can…

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