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Teens (Youth)

Support Call 5-05-17

This call covers:

  • 3-year-old will not do any chores, even after earning them and calming down.
  • Getting teens on board with the new TSG skills when they don't want to.
  • Feeling like a robot when doing the rule of three and how to make it not as mechanic.
  • Helping children become "humble enough" to listen to parents during the rule of three.
  • Inspiring change in adult children to help them stop power struggling.
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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 4-14-17

This call covers:

  • How to help aged 5 child get ready in the morning.
  • Controlling unwanted, inappropriate thoughts (teenage son).
  • Becoming more focused on self-government and stressing less about homeschool.
  • Dealing with disobedience in the early stages of TSG.
  • Helping younger children want to get out the door on time.
  • Resolving expectations and entitlement.

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 2-3-17

This call covers:

  • Support call difficulties explained and discussed
  • How to teach TSG to a child with language and learning barriers
  • Setting up gaming and texting time limits for teenage children
  • How to remind your spouse to stay calm when correcting the children
  • Helping resolve disdain for and unwillingness to do chores

Support Call 1-13-17

This call covers:

  • Family history project planning
  • Son has no privileges and we're just starting the program. How does the rule of three work with that?
  • Having physical limitations that have become a hinderance instead of being helpful
  • Teaching children empathy
  • Setting boundaries for learning responsibilities
  • Talking about and setting boundaries for dating