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Following Instructions

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 7-17-15

This call covers:

  • Is "going to the realms of fantasy" the same as negative attention-seeking?
  • Children learning to follow instructions with or without the specific TSG language.
  • How to use TSG with an aged 16 daughter who knows no boundaries and who must go to court for her behaviors.
  • When given a "no" answer, how to recognize and correct manipulation.
  • My husband thinks I'm too quick to correct behaviors and he doesn't like the 24-hrs loss of privileges "punishment."
  • How to have family meetings with grown children.

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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