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Attitude

Teaching Self-Government Parenting Seminar

This is the recording of a day-long parenting seminar given by Nicholeen. You will learn the methods she uses to parent her children that have worked for thousands of families. Even if families only implement s... more

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?
Courage

Have Courage!

I have a few poems that are my all time favorites.  This is one of them.  It reminds me that to have courage when I need it most I must already have it within me.  I must nurture my courage each day as I ste... more