In this podcast, Nicholeen and Paije discuss how the way a child is parented does, indeed, affect and influence their behavior, as well as their reaction to specific genetic predispositions and situations. Is there anything you can even do to help your child that has a genetic barrier? Would it even be worth it to try and teach that child skills? Or is it better to just give up because they were born that way and there’s nothing that can be done? No! There are things that can be done to help any child, no matter their diagnosis, have self-government and thrive! Listen in for some awesome advice and steps that can be taken to help! https://tsg-podcasts.s3.amazonaws.com/2020/October/TSGPodcast35-PracticeDoesMakeADifferenceParentingDifficultBehaviorsAndDisorders.mp3
Posted by Nicholeen Peck on October 20, 2020
In this podcast, Nicholeen and Paije discuss the elements of friendship. Do people really need interaction with other human beings? Why or why not? What really is a friend? Are there different types of friendships that we don’t think of very often or consider? Listen in to see if it’s really all that important or if you want to know how you can be a better friend yourself! https://tsg-podcasts.s3.amazonaws.com/2020/October/TSGPodcast34-FriendshipsDoWeReallyNeedThem-Oct13-2020.mp3
Posted by Nicholeen Peck on October 13, 2020
In this podcast, Nicholeen and Paije discuss the topic of humility and its not-so-pretty opposite, pride. There are so many avenues that humility and pride can take and so many behaviors that can be exhibited within each category. Is thinking solely about others prideful? Is saying nothing at all humility? Listen in to find the “ingredients” you need to make and perfect your own “humble pie.” https://tsg-podcasts.s3.amazonaws.com/2020/July/TSGPodcast23-MamasHumblePieRecipe-July12-2020.mp3
Posted by Nicholeen Peck on July 13, 2020
In this podcast, Nicholeen and Paije discuss what it is that motivates change, in yourself and others. Is your child misbehaving and you wish they’d just be obedient? Do you have habits and behaviors you wish you could change yourself? Nicholeen and Paije talk about 5 steps you can take to help you or someone else be motivated to make a change in their behavior and in their heart. https://tsg-podcasts.s3.amazonaws.com/2020/June/TSGPodcast21-WhatMotivatesPeopleToChange-June30-2020.mp3
Posted by Richard on June 27, 2020
In this podcast, Nicholeen and Paije discuss different styles of praise and how praise should be given. Along with tips on how to properly praise anyone in any kind of relationship, they talk about what do to and how to recognize when praise is done wrong, which can happen. How does praise tie into everyday living? Does it actually help a relationship? Do you praise improperly? Listen to find out! https://tsg-podcasts.s3.amazonaws.com/2020/June/TSGPodcast20-HowToPraiseEffectively-June22-2020.mp3
Posted by Richard on June 23, 2020
In this podcast, Nicholeen and Paije discuss good civil discourse, what it is, the difference between civil disobedience and destructive behaviors, what it all looks like, and how it affects the family and societal relationships. Not only is the problem discussed, but Nicholeen and Paije share 6 steps that can be taken to achieve good civil discourse. https://tsg-podcasts.s3.amazonaws.com/2020/June/TSGPodcast17-GoodCivilDiscourse-June01-2020.mp3
Posted by Richard on June 2, 2020
In this podcast, Nicholeen and Paije discuss different problems that commonly arise in any relationship, whether it is romantic or not. These problems can be and are solved through different principles of self-government. Problems from bad communication to entitlement, the principles discussed in this podcast can help you with so many issues you might face! https://tsg-podcasts.s3.amazonaws.com/2020/May/TSGPodcast16-HealingTheHeartOfYourRelationship-May23-2020.mp3
Posted by Richard on May 28, 2020
In this podcast, Nicholeen and Paije discuss what real love looks and feels like in a family setting, how that love can and should be utilized, and the difference and similarities between romantic love and familial love. They touch on what it feels like when the proper love isn’t present, along with skills that can be used to bring that proper, deep love into family relationships.
Posted by Richard on May 5, 2020
In this podcast, Nicholeen and Paije discuss the difference between emotional bondage and emotional freedom, what they both look like, what common behaviors are with each, how to recognize and analyze them, and why it’s so important to know the difference between the two.
Posted by Richard on April 27, 2020
In this podcast, Nicholeen and Paije discuss what happens when children, or anyone of any age, puts up a “wall.” Is it normal? Is it the child’s fault or the parents’ fault? Or is it both? What causes someone to put up an emotional wall and not open up? https://tsg-podcasts.s3.amazonaws.com/2020/March/TSGPodcast05-WhenChildrenPutUpWalls-Mar09-2020.mp3
Posted by Paije Baumert on March 12, 2020
What a difference our agency makes in who we choose to follow! When my daughter, Paije, was in a homeschool co-op class at age 14, after a discussion about what makes a good leader, the class was asked how they would know who to vote for when they were adults. My daughter shot up her hand and said, “I’ll ask my mom. She always looks deeply into the issues and candidates and has a lot of wisdom. She’ll lead me in the right direction.” As the teacher of that class and discussion, I was instantly conflicted by her answer. I was pleased that she recognized I would never lead her astray, but I was also concerned that she didn’t want to develop her own discernment, which was the point of the lesson. But, almost as soon as I thought these conflicting messages, I was struck with a feeling …
Posted by Monica Pond on October 5, 2020
Is your home in crisis? Do your children never do what they are told? Do you find yourself completely overwhelmed and hating to interact with your children? Do your children treat you with disrespect and cause contention at home? Are you out of control of your emotions as a parent too? If any of these descriptions sound like your house, then you might be in crisis and you will definitely benefit from reading this book. It is written for you. This book is also written for people who don‘t want to ever have a home like I have described above and for parents who want to have an effectively communicating family right from the very beginning of parenthood.
Posted by Richard on April 28, 2020