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Support Call 5-20-16

This call covers:

  • Recap of the World Congress of Families
  • Age 5 son taks and asks questions constantly. How do I help him rein it in?
  • Getting age 2 to respond to TSG better
  • How to handle out of control behavior at church
  • Definition of "principled"

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. 

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 2-12-16

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.

Conference Call 4-8-11

After her brother’s wedding Nicholeen shares a nugget of wisdom “Receiving your Spouse”.  She discusses the importance of receiving and improving your relationship with your spouse, gives an assessment, and discusses the 3 Types of Communication.

Questions:

  • My husband thinks I am too much of a softy and that kids need more aggressive measures than just talking about it. So do I go his way or make him come my way?
  • My children are 10, 12, and14 year olds but they act like 3 year olds.  The feeling in the house is total contention there's been fighting, squabbling, teasing, sibling rivalry, they are being destructive.  My goal to stay calm.  What do I do? 
  • Talking helps me understand my thoughts. What do I do when there is something I need to talk concerning my spouse? I know you mentioned that we shouldn't talk behind our spouses back?
  • We are trying to implement things in your book.  I have older kids who don’t care for the changes.  My husband says we need to get back to core and back to the relationships with them.  How do you suggest we start implementing Self-Government? 
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