safety

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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Your Child Struggles to Transition. Here’s What to Do. | Episode 50Listener Questions: You asked. We answered!

You have work to do and need to move on from playing with your child. They don’t want you to go. And they whine. They…

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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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“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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Safety FirstCreating a culture of security and well-being in your home

At a banquet I attended I sat near a father and his two elementary-aged sons. They were playful and I engaged with them the way…

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Why Safety Is Crucial for Adoptive Familiesand how it applies to ALL of us

In recognition of adoption/foster awareness month we’ve asked Anna Braasch, our Executive Director and adoptive momma to two, to share practical ways to have safe, connected relationships…

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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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An Open Letter to the Cincinnati Zoo Mom

Dear Cincinnati mom, You. Your son. An encounter with a gorilla at the zoo. These things have made you an unsuspecting internet sensation. We don’t…

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The Biggest Parenting Responsibility You Have

    The biggest parenting responsibility you have isn’t what you might expect. It isn’t to make sure your kids turn out a certain way….

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Danger, Obedience, and Teaching Kids Traffic Safety

“What does Connected Families teach about obedience?” Hannah, who was exasperated with her defiant preschooler’s flighty behavior in a parking lot, explained the context for…

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