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How to Have a Great Summer—Without Your Kids Fighting All. Day. Long

It’s summer again! And this year we’ll all be taking steps back toward normal – whatever “normal” means for you. You’ll likely be working to…

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Teaching Kids to Be Responsible for Their Actions | Ep. 14A Discipline That Connects overview [Podcast Series]

Today, Stacy Bellward interviews Jim and Lynne Jackson as they dive deep into ways to correct kids’ misbehavior with the message, “You are RESPONSIBLE for…

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My Kids Fight All the Time! | Ep. 4"What Should I Do When...?" podcast series

It’s summer and the kids are home from school. Is the constant fighting and bickering more than you can take?  This week we welcome Lynne…

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Turn Name-Calling into Connection

“You’re dumb!”“No, YOU’RE dumb!”“Well, you’re a loser!”“I know you are, but what am I?”“You’re a butthead!” “MOMMMMMMMMM!!!!” Name-calling between children is a challenge for many…

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Tired of Sibling Fighting?We Can Help!

Parents of siblings… did you ever think it would be this hard? You imagined your kiddos as best friends, being there for each other throughout…

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Trash, Truth, TreasureHelping kids turn anger into wisdom

When our child gets teased, battered and bullied by another child’s hurtful words, we parents are inclined to step in and fix it by saying…

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Should I Make My Kids Share?How to grow truly generous hearts

Left to their own devices, toddlers form “rules of possession” that can last a lifetime if not understood and addressed by parents. Does this list…

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Should I Require Fighting Kids to Apologize?Read this mom’s story of genuine reconciliation

Sibling conflict can be discouraging as parents wonder, “Will these kids ever learn to get along? Will they ever be close?” Jim and I wondered…

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How the Peace Process Can Guide the Whole FamilyRead how the Sibling Conflict Online Course impacted Eric & Heather's Family

Erik and Heather took our Sibling Conflict Online Course and were kind enough to share with us some of the things they learned and implemented with their…

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Can We Get Kids to Say “Sorry” Like They Mean It?

When kids fight, parents typically try to resolve things by telling the kids they have to say they’re sorry. While parents may be aware that this can…

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