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Anxiety

Support Call 6-26-15

This call covers:

  • Taking the time to disagree appropriately shows respect to the other person
  • How to use TSG when babysitting your siblings or someone else's children
  • Does moving a lot contribute to social anxiety?
  • How well does TSG work with High-Functioning Aspergers?
  • Is everything in a Family Standard a standing instruction?

Support Call 6-5-15

This call covers:

  • "McFarland USA" and character and strength.
  • I need ideas for what to do in the summer months when it's too hot to go outside to play (AZ).Also, my 11 year-old son is constantly reading and avoiding people and social situations, just like his dad. He has no friends and he reads things that aren't necessarily of use. What do I do?
  • I've found out that my 9 year-old son has been swearing at school, but when I ask him if he has, he denies it strongly. How do I help him see that this is wrong?
  • I'm trying to help my 5 year-old son understand natural and synthetic consequences and roles. 
  • I'm having a hard time finding the right medication for my 7 year-old ADHD daughter. What she's on now seems to be helping at school, but not at home. Suggestions?

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Conference Call 4-22-11

Nicholeen shares 3 Tips.

Tip 1: Talks about how to help those who are feeling overwhelmed with life or feel anxiety about whether their communication is received properly.  (This includes: mothering, parenting, homeschooling, etc.)

Tip 2: Talks about vision and how we achieve becoming who we want to be come or what mission we want to obtain.

Tip 3: Talks about capacity and how to get everything accomplished.  

Questions: 

  • I'm having major issues with my 12 year old son.  I don't want to seem him, he is extremely out of control and acting like he is 7 years old.  What do I do?
  • Will I have access to this program and material after the initial 10-12 weeks? The support calls are monthly subscription to continue.  But you will still have access to the information on the Implementation course. (Updated as of summer 2014)
  • I've been struggling with our 20 year vision for our family since I first heard you talk.  How do I make and achieve this?  
  • What does a Time-out look like for little children as compared to the Rule of 3?
  • How is Teaching Self Government different from Love and Logic (giving choices)?  
  • My 3 year old threw a trantrum and I had to take him into the hallway and leave my other children inside by themselves, what do you recommend for this type of situation?
  • I am struggling with distractions while trying to run the household and a homeschool.  How do I know if am being successful?
  • Nicholeen recommends balancing and prioritizing.  Top 6 Priorities 
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