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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

Roles

Roles. They define our rights, obligations, responsibilities, beliefs, and even who we are. How well do we each understand our respective roles? How do we teach our children about proper roles? How would the pr... more

Podcast 08 - Stopping Negative Attention Seeking

In this podcast, Nicholeen and Paije discuss what negative attention seeking looks like in younger children and in adults. What do you do when a child is purposely naughty to get your attention? Or when a friend of yours is passive-aggresive and degrading about a certain aspect of their life? Take a listen to find out the skills you can use to help your friends and family stop seeking negative attention. 

woman and little boy reading at opposite ends of a park bench

Communication: More Than Talking

When my son was 12, he sang barbershop with his dad and grandpa. A few nights a week they had long rehearsals. One night, my son didn’t get to bed until midnight after a rehearsal. He slept in the next mor... more