Creator, Author, Speaker - Connie Jakab

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Every parent needs to know what this man is doing

I want to introduce you to Cam Milliken - a man who not only has mentored me through the years, but is doing something that every parent needs to know about. Cam leads "Now Generation".   He started this because of the urgency he felt in his heart for this generation,...

A time when shame ruled me

There was a season in my life when the torment of shame ruled me.   Everything I did, I thought I was wrong.  I felt misjudged, questioned myself repeatedly, worried that I was unaware of a character in me that was untrue.   I would scrutinize every action, constantly...

My son’s definition of sexy

The other day my son and I were driving in the van and the song, "I'm Sexy and I Know It" came on the radio.  Ben thought the "wiggle" part was hilarious!  After he finished laughing, he said to me, "Mom, does 'sexy' mean thinking you're better than everyone else?"  ...

When I wanted to quit

Women are intricate.  We can be flowing with full-out femininity, and the next minute bring out our “Xena Warrior Princess”.   The gown goes from puffy and pink to tight leather with weapons.   And that switch can happen in a matter of seconds.  Don’t believe me? ...

How do we raise our kids to not live out of entitlement?

One of the hardest things I'm finding as a parent is how to help my son not sink into the deep waves of entitlement.  Even with intention, it's a hard battle to win.  I will often hear my son yelling at his little brother for holding one of "his" toys.  It's full...