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Suzuki Conference

(This event is not hosted by TSG. Nicholeen will be a speaker at this event.) Our presenters include Jane Reed who is an expert in helping children learn better and more efficiently, by adjusting how we as parents and teachers interact with them.  We are also excited to have Nicholeen Peck who wrote “Parenting a House Divided” …

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4 Simple Steps For Helping Youth Find Purpose In Life

Our youth are stuck in a social vortex that’s forever spinning ideas past them but never leading them to truth. Every person has an inborn desire to know why they are here, where they are going, and what life’s all about. Scientists and socialists, as well as academics and activists, all attempt to promote purpose …

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Podcast 90 – Social Anxiety and How To Help

In this podcast, Nicholeen and Paije discuss what social anxiety is and how it’s affecting the family. Do you have social anxiety but don’t really know why or how you got it? Do you wish you could help your children overcome their social anxiety? Listen in for some great insight and awesome tips! https://tsg-podcasts.s3.amazonaws.com/2021/12+December/TSGPodcast90-SocialAnxietyAndHowToHelp-Dec21-2021.mp3

The Key To Experiencing Christmas More Fully

Christmas stories are the best! They really have a way of teaching our hearts about the true meaning of Christmas, when the to-do lists seem to take over the month of December. Even though many of the best Christmas stories involve someone giving a gift, the stories aren’t really about giving. They are about something …

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Podcast 88 – Weight Loss the Self-Government Way!

In this podcast, Nicholeen and Paije discuss Nicholeen’s weight loss journey. Do you want to shed a few pounds, especially during the holidays? Is there more going on besides struggling to make good health choices? Listen in for Nicholeen’s ever unique perspective and for tips to help you reach your health goals! https://tsg-podcasts.s3.amazonaws.com/2021/11+November/TSGPodcast88-WeightLossTheSelfGovernmentWay-Nov29-2021.mp3

One Easy Way To Increase Emotional Maturity In Children

Sadly, teaching strategies for proper social and emotional health are often unorganized and conflicting. Parents are left feeling like they need to choose between teaching children to have self-control and teaching children to be emotionally heard. These choices seem like opposites to most people. But, to a person who has true emotional intelligence, both of …

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Children, The Sexual Target?

We can’t afford to serve two masters anymore because our children’s hearts and minds are a prize to be won. For years now, society and media have dually honored both animalistic sexual license as well as humanely nurturing the innocence of children and admiring the goodness of God. Unsurprisingly, basic nurturing and some of God’s …

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A Global Need For Authentic Grandparents

Authentic grandparents who actively engage with their children and grandchildren establish a foundation of security and hope for the younger generations that can’t be found elsewhere. Grandpa had a boat and regularly took me and the rest of his large family out for rides and on water-skiing trips. These were fun memories, but one boating …

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Combating the Loneliness Epidemic

When was the last time you felt lonely? In order to thrive during these socially unusual times, and even times that aren’t unusual at all, it’s important to understand the difference between being alone and experiencing real loneliness, and what we can do to combat the loneliness epidemic that seems to be sweeping many countries. …

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Are You Teaching Children Discernment?

An online school teacher was recently giving me the highlights of his career. He proudly told me that his favorite part of his job was that he gets to teach children discernment. I could see how this would be exciting for him but was also instantly concerned. A series of “what if” questions came to …

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Helping Children Deal With Offensive Situations

“That girl was so rude!” a girl about age 12 said to her mother as she skated off of the roller rink. Immediately her mother started toward the mother of the “rude” girl to tell her to control her daughter and to tell the daughter to apologize for her unkindness. This mother clearly loved and …

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