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Four Basic Skills

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 6-12-15

This call covers:

  • If my child starts whining after they get a No answer, do I start the Rule of Three or do I just tell them that I want to know what the have to say but they have to stop whining first?
  • How do I use TSG with my almost-two toddler?
  • My kids sometimes whine while asking to disagree appropriately. Should I let them disagree or tell them to be calm?
  • How do I teach my children that they can't control others, only themselves?

Cue Cards

When I did foster care, I had a hard time remembering the new vocabulary I was required to use to help these troubled youth, so I made some cue cards to help myself. When I first started teaching people the la... more

I Believe Podcast Interview

Have you felt overwhelmed as a parent? Have you reached the end of your rope? Are you looking for new ways to communicate more effectively with your children?  ... more

Support Call 12-13-13

This call covers: 

  • How to help children with a lack of interest in going to church
  • How do I train an 18-month-old to accept No answers?
  • How can I get answers to prayer?
  • The importance of eye contact.
  • Connecting while correcting
  • Staying up too late and modesty in age 17 daughter
  • Fighting: when to and when not to
  • When is friend time good and when is it bad? How do I know when it's been too much?

Children’s Books Package

Over $60 value! Includes: "Londyn LaRae Says Okay!"  (Following Instructions) "Porter Earns A Quarter"  (Accepting "No" Answers) "Big Win for Quin"  (Accepting Consequences) "Paije Takes the Stage" (Dis... more

Eating at Bedtime

Do your children always ask for food at bedtime?  

This video addresses this issue.  It shows Following Instructions, accepting no answers, disagreeing appropriately, praising, and correcting.