In this podcast, Nicholeen and Paije discuss 8 tips to use when preparing to send your children (or yourself) back to school. Whether you’re in public school, private school, homeschooling, etc, these tips are universal and will make sure your family stays strong and united! Do you feel like your children bring school behaviors and attitudes home with them? Is school culture tainting your family culture? Listen in to be more prepared for the school year!
In this podcast, Nicholeen and Paije discuss the topic of fairness and if it really plays a part in healthy, happy development. Is making everything fair important? Do you really know what “fair” means? Listen in for some great tips on how to achieve ultimate fairness in your family.
In this podcast, Nicholeen and Paije discuss what to do when you’ve already done all you can to teach your children what they should do, then they choose another path. Did you do something wrong somewhere along the line? Do you feel like you failed as a parent? Listen in for some great tips of what you can do and for further understanding of your role as a parent!
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.