Support Call 2-5-20

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Helping children develop productive hobbies

Legos and no answers

Young children and the calm down spot

Support Call 1-29-20

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Nicholeen talks about mental health

Helping you children get good friends

Setting boundaries with friends

Support Call 1-22-20

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Preventing yourself from micromanaging

Helping your introvert children “fit in”

Children going out of control

Using the 4 basic skills with other adults

Support Call 1-15-20

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How to help my family understand my vision

Micromanaging and touchy children

Masturbation in teenagers

Helping a spouse change their attitude


10 Lessons for Listening With Love

Much emotional agony is avoided and more relationship healing is possible when a person learns to listen with love. There were two similar conversations that had very different results. The first conversation was between a mother and her son. The son told his mother about a problem he was having with a friend, but she …

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How To Create Magical Family Memories

As I held my 15-year-old son’s hand and watched the magic of Christmas unfold around me with lights and nativity displays at the city center, I felt that date with my son was a parent’s dream come true. Who doesn’t dream of the perfect parent/child memory? We all want them, but could our desire for …

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Making Any Holiday the Perfect Holiday

During this time of year when there are lists of things to do and places to go, don’t forget this one simple truth: people are more important than things. People are worth more of our focus than lists. We may think that the lists of things make the holiday perfect for the people, but that …

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Support Call 12-18-19

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How to tell if excuses are legitimate

Setting up appropriate routines and chores for young children

Helping children stay in instructional control pt. 2

Calming down very young children

Support Call 12-11-19

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Spouses who are onboard with TSG, but the Implementation Course is too long

Consistency struggles as a parent

Getting a family adjusted to a new TSG system

Helping an emotionally manipulative child

Support Call 12-4-19

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Helping young children learn language boundaries

Impulse control and consequences

Children and families with strong emotions


Family Traditions that Bind or Break or Unity for Christmas

Family traditions instill personal and family identity and bind families together throughout their many phases of growth and change. After children and grandchildren are grown and gone off to live their adult lives, the traditions remain as reminders of the sweetness of home and family, what is most important in life, and who they really …

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1 Easy Way to Wrap Your Holiday Gatherings In Love

“Do you see those sweet sisters over there? They inspire me. They couldn’t be more different, but they also couldn’t be more full of love toward each other than they are,” a friend of mine pointed out to me one day about two ladies who were her good friends. She went on to explain, “One …

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Support Call 11-5-19

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TSG during the holidays and family functions

Eye contact durring corrections

Improving connections and tone with children


“Choose Not to Be Harmed”

One day my father told me something so profound that it literally changed my social life and my personal empowerment forever. After I finished telling him about how another child at school had been mean to me, he said, “Nicholeen, sticks and stones may break your bones, but words will never hurt you.” I’m guessing …

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Support Call 10-30-19

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Discussing the seperation between emotion and logic in parenting

Parents disagreeing appropriately with each other

Support Call 10-23-19

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Helping small children deal with separation anxiety

Passive-Agressive out of control children

Learning to love children who won’t show love back

Support Call 10-16-19

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Helping children with confidence while maintaining humility

Depression in children after divorce

Keeping children focused and motivated for homeschool