SODAS: Problem Solving Exercises | Teaching Self-Government

SODAS: Problem Solving Exercises

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 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 3-03-17

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 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 9-02-16

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 7-29-16

This call covers:

  • Having trouble teaching my children and doing SODAS
  • My son hates anything to do with hygiene. Help!
  • My daughter will follow an instruction, but pouts and whines while she does. What do I do there?
  • We have an adult child in the home who is making decisions that aren't within our family standard. What do we do there?
  • New Sunday school teacher for age 7 and they have energy. How do I help them not be distracted by one person?