safety

How to Be Safe for Your Kids | Ep. 76

It’s normal to feel stuck in the frustration of trying to “fix” your child’s behavior. Despite exploring numerous parenting resources and methods, does your heart…

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3 Tips for Teaching Your Runaway 3-Year-Old Traffic Safety

Your 3-year-old just ripped their hand out of yours and is running away from you in public. Again. This is a life-or-death situation that puts…

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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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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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“Our Boat Was Full of Holes & Sinking”A Connected Families Story

In 2015 Melissa* took the Discipline That Connects With Your Child’s Heart online course.Read the following story  to hear how God’s grace-filled transformation helped her…

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“My Daughter Was Having a ‘No, No, NO!’ Morning”A connected families story

Matthew and his wife, Krista, attended a Connected Families workshop when “because we said so” wasn’t working with their 3-year-old daughter, Brooklyn. Since that workshop,…

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“I Was Meeting HIS Disrespect with MY Disrespect”A Connected Families Story

November is adoption/foster care awareness month. We often have the privilege of coaching parents who have built their families through adoption. Even though adoption can…

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