In this podcast, Nicholeen and Paije discuss different problems that commonly arise in any relationship, whether it is romantic or not. These problems can be and are solved through different principles of self-government. Problems from bad communication to entitlement, the principles discussed in this podcast can help you with so many issues you might face! https://tsg-podcasts.s3.amazonaws.com/2020/May/TSGPodcast16-HealingTheHeartOfYourRelationship-May23-2020.mp3
Posted by Richard on May 28, 2020
In this podcast, Nicholeen and Paije discuss multiple questions that are common concerns and topics of debate among married or soon-to-be married couples. In answer to these questions, 10 key Self-Government skills are presented that help to answer and solve almost all marital questions, concerns, and problems. Do you feel like you struggle appreciating or maintaining a good opinion of your spouse? Do you feel like you aren’t supported in your endeavors and don’t know how to get your spouse to be more invested in you and your efforts? These, along with other questions, are addressed and discussed. https://tsg-podcasts.s3.amazonaws.com/2020/May/TSGPodcast15-HowToHaveAHappyMarriage-May16-2020.mp3
Posted by Richard on May 16, 2020
In this podcast, Nicholeen and Paije discuss the details and “ins and outs” of criticism. This word isn’t liked all that much in today’s society. But, why is that, exactly? Why does it have such a negative connotation? Maybe it’s because the real meaning of the word “criticism” isn’t known or understood. Listen in to learn more about the positive side of criticism and other important lessons and life skills connected to it.
Posted by Richard on May 11, 2020
In this podcast, Nicholeen and Paije discuss what real love looks and feels like in a family setting, how that love can and should be utilized, and the difference and similarities between romantic love and familial love. They touch on what it feels like when the proper love isn’t present, along with skills that can be used to bring that proper, deep love into family relationships.
Posted by Richard on May 5, 2020
In this podcast, Nicholeen and Paije discuss the difference between emotional bondage and emotional freedom, what they both look like, what common behaviors are with each, how to recognize and analyze them, and why it’s so important to know the difference between the two.
Posted by Richard on April 27, 2020
In this podcast, Nicholeen and Paije discover some of the struggles that arise and are present when trying to make and keep a daily schedule. Paije relates to this in many ways, which makes it possible for her to add some insight on how to overcome scheduling challenges and roadblocks. There are so many things that get in the way, but so many skills that can help alleviate the stress of scheduling! https://tsg-podcasts.s3.amazonaws.com/2020/April/TSGPodcast09-BestDailySchedule-April06-2020.mp3
Posted by Paije Baumert on April 8, 2020
In this podcast, Nicholeen and Paije talk about the history of the word “culture” and why it’s so important to have a strong family culture. There are so many aspects to consider when wanting to strengthen and improve your family environment and traditions. Take a listen to know what they are! https://tsg-podcasts.s3.amazonaws.com/2020/March/TSGPodcast06-FamilyCulture-Mar16-2020.mp3
Posted by Paije Baumert on March 18, 2020
In this podcast, Nicholeen and Paije discuss what it looks like when someone isn’t calm, what calmness really is, why calm people and behaviors are becoming more and more socially unacceptable, and 7 steps to help you achieve your own calmness, no matter your age! https://tsg-podcasts.s3.amazonaws.com/2020/March/1TSGPodcast04-CalmnessCoaching101-Mar02-2020.mp3
Posted by Paije Baumert on March 2, 2020
Nicholeen explains the nature, history, and intent of her podcasts and introduces her oldest daughter, Paije, to her listening audience. Nicholeen and Paije discuss the topic of confidence and how it applies to and appears in children and adults and what the opposite of confidence is. Along with the great information, you get to experience the close friendship that Nicholeen and Paije have through their inspirational, insightful, and playful conversation and interaction! https://tsg-podcasts.s3.amazonaws.com/2020/February/TSGPodcast01-Confidence-Feb3-2020.mp3
Posted by Paije Baumert on February 5, 2020
What a difference our agency makes in who we choose to follow! When my daughter, Paije, was in a homeschool co-op class at age 14, after a discussion about what makes a good leader, the class was asked how they would know who to vote for when they were adults. My daughter shot up her hand and said, “I’ll ask my mom. She always looks deeply into the issues and candidates and has a lot of wisdom. She’ll lead me in the right direction.” As the teacher of that class and discussion, I was instantly conflicted by her answer. I was pleased that she recognized I would never lead her astray, but I was also concerned that she didn’t want to develop her own discernment, which was the point of the lesson. But, almost as soon as I thought these conflicting messages, I was struck with a feeling …
Posted by Monica Pond on October 5, 2020
Is your home in crisis? Do your children never do what they are told? Do you find yourself completely overwhelmed and hating to interact with your children? Do your children treat you with disrespect and cause contention at home? Are you out of control of your emotions as a parent too? If any of these descriptions sound like your house, then you might be in crisis and you will definitely benefit from reading this book. It is written for you. This book is also written for people who don‘t want to ever have a home like I have described above and for parents who want to have an effectively communicating family right from the very beginning of parenthood.
Posted by Richard on April 28, 2020
Children aren’t perfect, and neither are parents. However, parenting isn’t about being perfect. And, there’s no such thing as a perfect child. Of course, perfection isn’t the goal of my parenting anyway. My goal has always been to create joyful adults. Joyful adults are those that know what their mission in life is and they’re dedicated and eager to do what it takes to achieve this mission. They also have solid relationships with God and family.The key to becoming joyful parents and joyfully parenting is learning how to parent with grace. There are two ways I practice grace during parenting. And in the process, it helps my children become who they’re meant to be.Giving HeartsThe purpose of nurturing and guiding children is to train their hearts toward goodness. To touch the heart of a child, the parent’s heart must also be turned toward the child. In order for the child …
Posted by Monica Pond on August 15, 2019