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Car Behavior

Parenting: A House United

"Parenting: A House United" is based on Nicholeen’s popular seminar series Teaching Self-Government. This book shows parents the communication skills they need to teach children to govern themselves. With t... more

Support Call 3-03-17

This call covers:

  • Answers to questions and announcements.
  • Specifics on doing corrections in the car.
  • Staying calm and facing power struggles from your children.
  • The difference between extrinsic and intrinsic motivation.
  • Feeling more understood when you disagree appropriately.

Support Call 9-30-16

This call covers:

  • Becoming a joyful adult yourself.
  • Easy going to control freak toddler.
  • Manipulative and controlling son.
  • Young son pees all over things and won't be patient. He does it purposely sometimes.
  • Daughter needs to wear glasses and eye patch, but doesn't like to because she gets teased by step family and others.
  • Son has new phone for a few days and already has looked at porn sites. How to address that.

Support Call 8-21-15

This call covers:

  • At what age does a mother have to accept that her daughter is now old enough to make her own decisions, and peacefully accept rather than try to advise and correct her behavior?

  • When you're assigning a job as a consequence, how do you go about it if you're not at home?

  • How do I wean my little daughter from a reward-based system but still help her with pottying in the toilet every time? Also, she is "happily hurtful." How do I help that?

  • My kids think that the calm down spot isn't a place for them to just calm down. If they stop crying immediately, can they leave the calm down spot right then or not have to go at all? 

Conference Call 11-16-12

This call covers: 

  • Correcting behavior while traveling and what to do when you have different standards from the people you are visiting. Falling off the TSG wagon and getting back up. What to do when you spouse isn't on board.
  • 14 year old manipulative son and Disagreeing Appropriately
  • Loss of privileges on a Sunday. Daughter plans her loss of privileges to happen when she can't lose them.
  • Discouragement
  • When and how to teach the family the TSG program
  • Children's friends who keep bringing electronic devices to the house. What to do about it. 
  • Role Play Ideas for making it more fun, staying away from bribing and the upcoming video
  • Pulling yourself out of a slump