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Group Problem Solving

Support Call 3-4-16

This call covers:

  • Schedule switch-up for March!
  • How to access the BBC "The World's Strictest Parents" video.
  • 5-year-old is really big and it's physically dangerous to hold him in the Calm Down Spot. Tried the Rule of Three and it's worked mostly with him. Don't like switching though. Thoughts?
  • 20-month-old won't stay in bed and hits his siblings.
  • Engaging with child's therapist and getting child to open up.
  • Just starting homeschool and needing tips.

Support Call 2-26-16

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?

Support Call 2-27-15

This call covers:

  • Homeschooling and keeping the focus in a big family
  • Guiding simultanious situations and keeping my sanity
  • The role of the older sibling left in charge. Can they give chores?
  • Consistency with TSG
  • Dating, courting, and Adulthood. What are your rules and when is someone an adult?
  • Family on the calls
  • More questions on my manipulative mother and gratitude for Nicholeen's clarity

Low Energy Days

One thing that fails first on low energy days is parenting consistency. Parents start not seeing or correcting mistakes because they are distracted by their low energy.... more