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Attitude

Support Call 4-15-16

This call covers:

  • Camping fun!
  • Bringing about an attitude adjustment about "no" answers with age 9 (almost 10)
  • Struggles with getting son 6th grader to do homework. Possible anxiety or ADD issues.
  • Energetic 10-month-old that deliberately does things he knows he shouldn't and has started biting and hitting.

Support Call 4-01-16

This call covers:

  • Happy April Fool's Day!
  • Balancing time between two young children and a fussy new baby.
  • Inspiring 15-year-old son to want to self-govern. Very strong-willed. 
  • Age 4 daughter likes to change her clothes multiple times a day. It's getting out of hand. 
  • Connecting with older children through TSG.

Support Call 12-11-15

This call covers:

  • My 2-year-old son is very stubborn and strong-willed and he "pushes back" at me, but not at Dad. What do I do about this?
  • All of my children are dawdling through their chores and their school. How do I help them overcome that?
  • How does "say okay and be okay" work with no answers? Mychildren cry, whine, and get attitude problems when they don't get their way.

Support Call 8-7-15

This call covers:

  • My family doesn't like deliberate talk and family meetings don't really work. Is it even worth it to do them?
  • My age 12 son has become very rude and disrespectful to me and the rest of the family. Name calling and "poop jokes" are normal for him. How do I help him fix it?
  • We've just started implementing TSG and our 5-year-old son can't accept a "no" answer. He runs away and is rude. What do we do?
  • Where do you go to get a lift and/or encouragement? Do you ever feel depressed? And, what do you think about birth order?
  • My 3-year-old runs away when it's time to go to the calm down spot. What do I do about that?

Support Call 7-31-15

This call covers:

  • Teaching homeschool while keeping the house clean. How do I keep it all going?
  • We're new to TSG and have 4 children. Our 14-year-old is struggling with following instructions and being calm. What do we do?
  • My aged 14 son has come back to live with me after being a whole year with his dad and in public school with no boundaries. He says he hates me, won't do anything I say, and does anything he can to show me how much he dislikes me. How do I help him?
  • What happens when you've gone through the Rule of Three and your child is still out of control. What do I do?

Support Call 7-3-15

This call covers:

  • Accepting a consequence and having "calm down time" before going through the Rule of Three.
  • Siblings ages 2 and 3 having a hard time playing nicely. What do I do?
  • Age 3 daughter has started sticking out her tongue when she gets an instruction. How do I correct this young version of an attitude problem?
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