This Call Covers:Keeping the family motivated and productive throughout the school yearDevelopmental changes in teenagers and how to prevent selfishnessPotty training multiple children at once
Posted by Nicholeen Peck on September 6, 2019
Whole Call: https://s3.amazonaws.com/1-SupportCalls/2020/08August/TSG_SC_8-19-20_WholeEdited.mp3 Question: I have a 17-year-old who has many issues that we are working on. My husband is incarcerated and I was in “survival mode” for a long time after his arrest. The kids had more screen time than I would have liked. Now I’ve worked hard with the younger kids to get back into a routine and with good structure/boundaries. I’ve scaled back my teen boys to 1 hour of screentime in the evenings after schoolwork is done. Like I said, my 17yo has many issues, including horrible, blatant disrespect. But the thing that’s driving me crazy right now is his inability to accept “no” for a video game. There’s a game he wants to play during computer time that I’ve given a firm “no” to – and I will not budge. So he mentions and whines about this game probably 50x a day. I’m not sure …
Posted by Nicholeen Peck on August 19, 2020
This Call Covers: Using TSG as a grandparent. Stopping children from attention seeking in public Overcoming a video game addiction Helping a child learn how to have fun but not pull pranks Preventing self-harm
Posted by Nicholeen Peck on July 7, 2018
This call covers: 13-year-old son was over-socialized when he was young. Needs help socializing properly. Preparing children for family gatherings with cousins who don’t have the same family culture as us.
Posted by Nicholeen Peck on June 16, 2016
This call covers: Helping husband with his tone. Son is having trouble keeping his thoughts away from other men. Follow-up with age 5 son who hits, bites, and kicks. Husband not on board and son is addicted to electronics and is physical.
Posted by Nicholeen Peck on April 29, 2016
This call covers: Camping fun! Bringing about an attitude adjustment about “no” answers with age 9 (almost 10) Struggles with getting son 6th grader to do homework. Possible anxiety or ADD issues. Energetic 10-month-old that deliberately does things he knows he shouldn’t and has started biting and hitting.
Posted by Nicholeen Peck on April 19, 2016
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.
Posted by Nicholeen Peck on April 11, 2016
This call covers: The difference between correction and judgment Pointers on the rule of three Correcting tired children Keeping emotions in control when body chemicals are wacky
Posted by Nicholeen Peck on April 4, 2017
This Call Covers:What is the proper balance of screen time during quarantine?Helping calm pandemic concerns within the familyChildren correcting each other
Posted by Nicholeen Peck on March 26, 2020
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
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
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
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