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Mother and daughter arguing

Staying Focused on Correct Parenting Principles

I remember one day talking with a dear friend about parenting. She told me that for about a month she was doing so good with the Teaching Self-Government principles in her home. She said she really saw resu... more

The Battle Hymn of a Just Parent

“I like Dad better than Mom,” I said to my younger brother one sunny afternoon while sitting on the back of our rusty old Suburban. The moment I said that I knew th... more
Moon shining in the clouds and stars

Families Of Light

"Mommy, what makes the moon shine?" asked my six-year-old daughter, Londyn.  "The moon reflects the light of the sun,"  I responded. After a brief discussion about the moon and the sun, I realized that her... more

Thanks to Pre-Teaching, Melanie Sees the Future

Years ago I was participating in a sewing activity at my church. Many women had gathered at the church with their sewing machines. At this activity, there was a four-year-old girl that kept touching the knobs o... more
Father correcting son

Voice Tone: How Do You Sound?

Dear Nicholeen, I attended your seminar in Bountiful. I certainly had many other choices about how to use that time and I am very glad that I chose to come. I glanced at your blog the day before and because... more
Family Riding Bikes

Roles, Rights, Property and Parenting

Login or create a login to hear this audio class. (Don't forget to verify your email too.) Recently, I was asked to speak at the "Stand for the Family" conference. They requested that I give this presentation.... more