Resources by Jason Gibson

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Road Trip! Make the Most of Your Time with Family

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Fall break is here, school is out, and you might be listening to the sound of your little (or not so little) ones in the back seat on the way to a vacation destination. When I’m steering our vehicle down the interstate with our four children, I have flashbacks to when I was young, wondering […]

Five Small Shifts in Your Home That Will Make a Big Difference

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If you are hoping for growth in more than vocabulary and math this new school year for your children and teens, here are five areas to consider where little shifts will create big differences. Car rides.   Conversations may normally happen face-to-face, but if you really want to get the words flowing, drive your kids/teens somewhere […]

Why My Kid Shouldn’t Study

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I was picking up my son from school and I could tell something was up by the way he pulled open the back door and jumped in. With all my children/teens I can always tell when something is up by the look in their eyes, but there are times when I’m not quite sure if it is […]

Should I Say Something (to my child/teen)?

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I had a moment recently with one of my teenagers, but not one of those heart-warming moments that you see on a Hallmark channel movie. We had to have this “convo” (aka a “conversation” for those of us over 30) because there were some patterns I was seeing her demonstrate that I wanted to address. Nothing […]

Will you spend time with me?

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Walking from the back yard towards the garage, I heard a chorus of children voicing a simple request… Will you jump on the trampoline with us? My mind instantly flashed through every undone task, and after a momentary hesitation I responded simply with “yes”. Ashamedly, I didn’t deserve the squeals of delight that instantly drifted […]

Talking to your children and teenagers about tragedy

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Tragedy happens everyday. With the click of a television remote or the close of a webpage…we can remove this painful reality from our thoughts and go on about our day. When the tragedy happens in our community, there is nothing that can be clicked to remove the heartache at each of our back doors. This is […]

Can You See It?

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Connecting with your teen can be a challenge at times, especially when you are getting the “are you an alien” look from them when you begin to talk. Here is an activity that you can do anytime, anywhere (if you are one of the millions with a smart phone). Take a second and watch the […]