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1 Skill To Improve Calmness For The Whole Family

While swimming with my family one day the calmness of our pool experience was interrupted by one very loud, very stressed mother. If only this mother was able to see the hearts of her children and everyone else in the pool area. If she could have taken a moment to do just one simple skill […]

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Support Call 7-01-16

This call covers:

  • My husband is okay with me introducing the TSG skills into the family, but he’s not so keen on actually changing the tone and environment of our home. How can I help him get on board?
  • Our four-year-old is bright and enthusiastic, but has a hitting problem with the family and sometimes even with guests. What do I do?
  • I divorced and remarried into a family that now totals almost 17 children. They’re great for the most part, but some of the teens have terrible attitude problems. How do I teach one of them humility?
  • Our aged 11 daughter becomes extremely rebellious whenever we try to enforce rules. How do we fix that?
  • I get scared of correcting some behaviors. How do I help myself not be afraid?

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Pre-Teaching For Summer Activities

Do you have some awesome family trips or activities planned for this Summer? It’s going to be the best Summer ever! However, what are you going to do when the children start acting out? TSG on the go is always a little harder than at home. How are you going to keep them calm, happy, and obedient? How will they stay by you when you’re in a crowded place?

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4 Ways to Help Children Enjoy Chores and Become Good Workers

“There is no substitute for hard work.” (Thomas Edison) Years ago, when I was planning a Teaching Self-Government trip to China, a good friend of mine said, “Nicholeen, what are you going to tell parents in China who don’t understand why their child should earn an extra chore? Most parents don’t have their children do

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A Sign Our Society Needs Self-Government

On a recent plane flight I happened to open the magazine provided for passengers by the airlinein the seat back pocket. In the magazine there was an article titled “Break Room” about these“Anger Rooms” that are starting to pop up around the country.These Anger Rooms are proof of our society’s entitlement mindset. The business is based onthe idea that a person should be allowed to be as aggressive as they want to when they feel anemotion coming on, and not have to follow God’s law of cause and effect.

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Self-Government Teachers In Kenya Report In This Video

In November 2015 we visited Kenya and taught many religious leaders, teachers, social workers, family advocatesand parents how to teach self-government in Kenya. It was the first time we did a training like this outside of the United States. When we departed, we had a prayer in our hearts that the wonderful Kenyan TSG mentors

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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.

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