Picky Eaters | Teaching Self-Government

Picky Eaters

Parenting: A House United

"Parenting: A House United" is based on Nicholeen’s popular seminar series Teaching Self-Government. This book shows parents the communication skills they need to teach children to govern themselves. With t... more

Support Call 10-6-17

This Call Covers:

  • Children still earning lots of extra chores
  • Parental influence on child's behaviors
  • Teaching sensitive children
  • Using exercise as a negative consequence
  • Implementing TSG as a whole family
  • Dealing with allergies AND picky eaters

Support Call 4-28-17

This call covers:

  • Asking questions and some scheduling for May.
  • Applying TSG to young children, son with a "loose mouth", and bedtime in a shared bedroom.
  • Discussing methods for correcting bad language.
  • How to do the Rule of Three with children that need to "do it over."
  • Contemplating putting oldest son in school for multiple reasons. Is it the best option?
  • Synthetic consequences for everyone? Parents need Self-Government too...
  • Fixing obnoxious behavior and helping change child's heart during the Rule of three. 

Support Call 3-24-17

This call covers:

  • Update on the happenings of this year's United Nations trip.
  • Couple struggling to agree on what their children should be doing.
  • The difference between the different kinds of "no" answers in life.
  • Finding more about grooming. 

Support Call 2-17-17

This call covers:

  • Son is lazy and likes to take the "path of least resistance."
  • Child refuses to eat what Mom makes for dinner and is very picky.
  • How to handle misbehavior during school hours and keeping younger children quiet during that time.
  • Right triangle and keeping diapers on children. 

Dinner in a Pumpkin: Our Halloween Tradition

When I was young my mother traditionally made clam chowder in bread bowls for our Halloween dinner. It was hot, yummy and fast — which allowed us to quickly move along to the Halloween fun.... more

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 3-16-16

This call covers:

  • St. Patrick's Day and an experience to think about
  • Angel baby to "terrible 2's'
  • Picky eating toddlers
  • Problems with a 3-year-old
  • Trouble with older children negative attention seeking and getting up earlier with them to study