Adult Children | Page 2 | Teaching Self-Government

Adult Children

Support Call 10-27-17

This Call Covers:

  • Staying calm when the children are fighting.
  • Dealing with teenager attitude problems
  • Bedtime with children sharing a room
  • Disabilities and bad behavior.
  • Having a personal calm down plan
  • Helping children with laundry
  • Overcoming shyness
  • Children who are violent

Support Call 5-05-17

This call covers:

  • 3-year-old will not do any chores, even after earning them and calming down.
  • Getting teens on board with the new TSG skills when they don't want to.
  • Feeling like a robot when doing the rule of three and how to make it not as mechanic.
  • Helping children become "humble enough" to listen to parents during the rule of three.
  • Inspiring change in adult children to help them stop power struggling.

Support Call 3-03-17

This call covers:

  • Answers to questions and announcements.
  • Specifics on doing corrections in the car.
  • Staying calm and facing power struggles from your children.
  • The difference between extrinsic and intrinsic motivation.
  • Feeling more understood when you disagree appropriately.

Support Call 12-9-16

This call covers:

  • What we've done this Christmas Season and some good Christmas stories and videos to read and watch
  • How to correct a child that overreacts
  • Small son won't stay in the calm down spot. What's the process for keeping him there?
  • Noticing bad habits in the children that can be fixed
  • Oldest child turning 18 and difficulties that come with that

Support Call 8-18-16

This call covers:

  • Thoughts on entitlement
  • Son only starts to obey when he is taken to the calm down spot.
  • How to implement TSG with multiple adult children living at home.
  • Getting younger children to do their chores when they don't want to. 

Support Call 7-29-16

This call covers:

  • Having trouble teaching my children and doing SODAS
  • My son hates anything to do with hygiene. Help!
  • My daughter will follow an instruction, but pouts and whines while she does. What do I do there?
  • We have an adult child in the home who is making decisions that aren't within our family standard. What do we do there?
  • New Sunday school teacher for age 7 and they have energy. How do I help them not be distracted by one person?

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