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.
Posted by Nicholeen Peck on March 5, 2017
Whole call: CC Notes 2-10-2021 https://s3.amazonaws.com/1-SupportCalls/2021/02February/tsg-sc-2-9-21WHOLEedited.mp3 Question: I want peace. I want to do what is right. I have a weakness in discerning what to say and what not to say. To children and people in general. I don’t speak to people I don’t trust. I want to always be honest and try to be careful with peoples feeling about what I share. Sometimes I offend by being bold with what I am seeing and feeling. I want to be a person who doesn’t think I am better than others. When I am trying to bring truth to light I feel like I get lost on which details/truths to share. This happens a lot when my children ask me about their father. I try to give them basic answers or ask them to ask him. I know he will lie to them I have put off and some questions I …
Posted by Nicholeen Peck on February 15, 2021
This Call Covers: Helping a child who chooses violence instead of accepting a consequence/no answer Promoting focus in young children, especially those with mental impairments Recommended books for familes TSG with really young children Teaching young boys about the proper use of violence and force.
Posted by Nicholeen Peck on February 10, 2018
Whole call: CC Notes 6-23-2021 https://s3.amazonaws.com/1-SupportCalls/2021/06+June/tsg-sc-6-23-21wholeedited.mp3 Question: Hi Nicholeen, Background Info for you I don’t know how much you’ll remember and you don’t need to read all this out loud.. Sorry if this is long I’m trying to be concise. We wrote in on the May 19th call about our struggles with TSG and knowing we needed a major reset since our tolerances with our oldest 13yr old boy that was struggling for some time with his Daily understood instructions & that lead to losing his privileges. We have 6 children he’s the oldest 13 then 11, 8,6,3,1. We’ve been in this weird limbo phase of trying to make major changes and noticing what we’ve been doing wrong and not letting him get away with things. This last time before we wrote you his Dad, feeling major pressure and stress had a major angry blow up at him about these …
Posted by Nicholeen Peck on June 25, 2021
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?
Posted by Nicholeen Peck on February 26, 2016
This Call Covers: Giving children allowances Dealing with young children’s behavior in a growing family How to help a power-struggling child
Posted by Nicholeen Peck on February 28, 2018
Whole call: CC Notes 2-3-2021 https://s3.amazonaws.com/1-SupportCalls/2021/02February/tsg-sc-2-2-21-WHOLE+edited.mp3 Question: Do you assign your children books to read or do you always let them choose what they want to read ? Did You follow a certain book list? Answer: https://s3.amazonaws.com/1-SupportCalls/2021/02February/tsg-sc-2-2-21-Q1.mp3 There are different types of books and different phases of learning. These all factor into book selection. This is what I’ve done. Question: My 2 year old says that she is calm as soon as her butt hits the chair and then screams2 seconds later. How do I keep her calm. Answer: https://s3.amazonaws.com/1-SupportCalls/2021/02February/tsg-sc-2-2-21-Q2.mp3 Do test instructions. Be sure to do a teaching. Practice before moving on. Question: What are your thoughts on a a child having a “lovie” or sensory/stress relieving toy in hand during calm down time? If it can be a positive thing are there any parameters that should be in place that the child is aware of ahead of time? …
Posted by Nicholeen Peck on February 6, 2021
Whole call: CC Notes 2-17-2021 https://s3.amazonaws.com/1-SupportCalls/2021/02February/tsg-sc-2-17-21WHOLEEDITED.mp3 Question: How can I teach my 4yr old to stay with me in the shops and stop touching things in the store? He is accepting these no boundaries, but how do I do TSG consequences while in the middle of the shop? Answer: https://s3.amazonaws.com/1-SupportCalls/2021/02February/tsg-sc-2-17-21Q1.mp3 That’s great that he’s accepting No answers. Do praising for positive consequences. He can hand you something, or you can make a list for when you get to the car. Also, pre-teach how you will handle out of control behavior ahead of time… Question: Looking for suggestions on what would be good “building blocks” of information. We have a 6 (almost 7 year old) who we want to be prepared for when he asks the inevitable question of “where do babies come from?” (Or any question along those lines). My husband and I already agree that in those moments we …
Posted by Nicholeen Peck on February 20, 2021
This Call Covers:Helping silly children who “take it too far”Creating a Family Vision in hard times
Posted by Nicholeen Peck on February 20, 2019
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.
Posted by Nicholeen Peck on February 13, 2016
This Call Covers:Helping children to overcome emotional impulses.Teaching young children to focus.Correcting children who aren’t calm.helping children who aren’t sure they want to spiritually be part of the family.
Posted by Nicholeen Peck on December 26, 2018