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Sibling Interactions

Support Call 3-03-17

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.

Support Call 12-9-16

This call covers:

  • What we've done this Christmas Season and some good Christmas stories and videos to read and watch
  • How to correct a child that overreacts
  • Small son won't stay in the calm down spot. What's the process for keeping him there?
  • Noticing bad habits in the children that can be fixed
  • Oldest child turning 18 and difficulties that come with that

Support Call 11-4-16

This call covers:

  • Staying calm when your toddler is harmful to your newborn.
  • Managing outbursts at the dinner table from your teenager.
  • Helping your child stop correcting their siblings.
  • Maintaining the Rule of Three without punishing the rest of the family.

Support Call 9-30-16

This call covers:

  • Becoming a joyful adult yourself.
  • Easy going to control freak toddler.
  • Manipulative and controlling son.
  • Young son pees all over things and won't be patient. He does it purposely sometimes.
  • Daughter needs to wear glasses and eye patch, but doesn't like to because she gets teased by step family and others.
  • Son has new phone for a few days and already has looked at porn sites. How to address that.

Support Call 9-16-16

This call covers:

  • Aged 14 daughter doesn't want to change and follow the family vision. What to do about it.
  • Being homeschooled and trying to strengthen the family's social culture.
  • How to help sibling rivalry between toddlers.

Support Call 9-02-16

This call covers:

  • Twin 6-year-old boys who struggle with lying, cheating, and stealing.
  • New to the program and has a 10-year-old son who rages and gets angry.
  • Aged 2 son slaps, pinches, and rips. He's a little bully. 
  • Adopted daughter won't open up about anything and phone is a constanct companion. 
  • Entitlement confusion. 

Support Call 7-15-16

This call covers:

  • Younger brother using violence, such as hitting and biting, to defend himself from his older brother.
  • Mother switched to using a loving tone, but her son is pushing away from her even more. Attachment issues. 

Support Call 7-08-16

This call covers:

  • Religious liberties
  • Thumb sucking, biting nails, and wetting pants
  • If it's okay for a child to lie in certain circumstances
  • Distraction with chores
  • Rivalry between brothers
  • Spitting when getting a no answer