In this podcast, Nicholeen and Paije discuss the big and small things that matter when helping teenagers learn and master self-government. Do you have a teenager that struggles to see why they would want to be obedient and learn how to govern themselves? Do you think your teen is just too far gone? Listen in for some great tips and advice to use with the teenagers in your life!
“The Myth of The Teenager” article by Dr. Michael Platt
“The World’s Strictest Parents – Peck Family” episode by the BBC in 2009
In this podcast, Nicholeen and Paije discuss just how easy it is to teach young children the principles and skills of Self-Government. Do you feel like you’re constantly reminding your little children of the skills you’ve taught them? Does it seem overly repetitive to have to keep teaching the same things over and over? Listen in on how you can deal with these situations and get you and your child on track!
In this podcast, Nicholeen and Paije discuss the manifesting behaviors of laziness in your children…and yourself. Are you frustrated that your children are lazy and not doing what they should be? Are they constantly looking for the easiest way to accomplish a task and contribute to family work? Are you looking for ways to skirt around housework or your responsibilities? Listen in for clues into what might be going on beneath the outward appearance of laziness and how to fix it!
In this podcast, Nicholeen and Paije discuss what it takes to change negative behavior at the root of the problem: where someone’s heart is at. How do you inspire and teach a change of heart in your children and yourself? Listen in for a 4-step process to achieve relationships based on love!
In this podcast, Nicholeen and Paije discuss the specifics of how a family begins to fall apart and become dysfunctional, step by step. It always starts small and on an individual level. Can you tell your family dynamic is headed in a potentially dangerous direction, but can’t really pinpoint the underlying issue that’s causing the problems? Do you know what is causing contention? Listen in for some super insightful tips and information that can help you turn your family around before you hit rock bottom.
THIS IS A FULL, FREE CLASS! In this podcast, Teaching Self-Government brings you an all-new class! The topic was requested by school administrators and parents who are worried about children being prepared to navigate this crazy world and defend themselves, and wondering just what it takes to do that. Nicholeen and Paije share 12 lessons to learn and teach to your children, which include book recommendations, family experiences, and time-tested skills and principles that help everyone be able to determine how best to govern oneself and conquer life’s complexities. Listen in for this amazing, brand-new content!
For the curriculum article that goes along with this class/podcast, click here.
In this podcast, Nicholeen and Paije discuss the intricacies of the touchy subject of anxiety. Everyone experiences anxiety. It’s a fact. However, the way that it’s managed and dealt with heavily determines how well the person experiencing it thrives or survives. Do you need a better grip on your anxiety? Do you need more skills and tools to help someone you love with handling their anxiety? Listen in for how Teaching Self-Government can aid you in taking control of something that might leave you feeling out of control.
In this podcast, Nicholeen and Paije discuss what it means to gather the family together. Gathering means to assemble things and people together to prepare them for success. How is that done? How can success come from gathering? Listen in for tips on how to gather your children for the short term and the long term.
In this podcast, Nicholeen and Paije share how knowing more about our family deepens our sense of who we are and why we are. Do you know about the people who came before you? If so, how does their story play into your story? Listen in for some wonderful stories from the Peck family and lessons learned from the past!
In this podcast, Nicholeen and Paije discuss the negative effects of “good cop, bad cop” in parenting. Why is it bad to flip-flop from being a child’s friend to laying down the law? Isn’t that the only way to get things done and make the children understand? No! There’s a better way! Listen in for details on the ups and downs of these different parenting styles!