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Assertive Communication

Support Call 4-29-16

This call covers:

  • Helping husband with his tone.
  • Son is having trouble keeping his thoughts away from other men.
  • Follow-up with age 5 son who hits, bites, and kicks. 
  • Husband not on board and son is addicted to electronics and is physical. 
Boy's hand in girl's face

What Inspires Sibling Rivalry?

Fighting over seat positions in the car, teasing, bragging, one-uping... Does any of this sound familiar? Do situations like these arise frequently in your home between your children? These situations are class... more

Support Call 4-20-16

This call covers:

  • Pornography resolution on Utah Capitol Hill.
  • Struggling with TSG through daughter's puberty.
  • How to teach TSG principles in a religious setting to younger children. 
  • Comment on pornography resolution. 

Support Call 4-08-16

This call covers:

  • The sweetness of a long marriage and my husband.
  • 12-year-old son has been fantasizing about girls and kissing and more. He tells his parents, but they're not sure what to do exactly.
  • Age nine daughter has recently been homeschooled. She is defiant and manipulative. She causes lots of contention. What to do. 
  • Grandchildren are really picky eaters. How to help them broaden their horizon. 
  • Teenaged son is very proud and power struggles all the time. Will hit and bully. How to help him. 

Support Call 2-26-16

This call covers:

  • Helping youth ages 12-16 keep their boundaries when in a group together and being kind to one another.
  • Dealing with young daughters that go from best friends to worst enemies.
  • Both parents work full time and cherish every moment with their children. Wonderingif homeschooling would be a good choice.
  • Getting age 18 daughter to stop procrastinating and being late to and with things.
  • Started a Commonwealth school, but has allowed it to take over the rest of life and looking for a way to fulfill responsibilities at the Commonwealth and at home.
  • Just attended Parenting Mastery Retreat and realising that our tolerances are too high. Also, having a hard time keeping track of every consequence earned. Thoughts?

Support Call 2-12-16

This call covers:

  • How to correct someone else's child when in a group.
  • Comparing points of certain psychology to TSG: what's right and what's a little off.
  • Helping my son become more attentive and less distracted.
  • Catching my 15-year-old daughter with junk food in her room and stealing money to buy junk food. It's all she'll eat.

Support Call 11-19-15

This call covers:

  • Son wants to join the local performing arts program, but we don't like the environment in that group. But, we havn't told him no yet because we're afraid of the HUGE fight that will happen. Thoughts?
  • What are some of the issues that are the same in Kenya as here in the US?

Support Call 10-31-15

This call covers:

  • World Congress of Families update and November Conference call info
  • We just found out that my teenage son is cutting, depressed, and possibly suicidal. We try to talk to him, but he plugs his ears and hums. How do we handle this?
  • My 6-year-old son has developed a new habit of negativity and being down on himself. I thought it was manipulation, but now I'm not so sure. Thoughts?
  • Our 15-year-old son's room is always messy. We've tried to get him to clean it, but he just won't and it's the source of a lot of our battles. Suggestions?