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!
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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!
In this podcast, Nicholeen and Paije discuss how choosing to serve and do good to others is a form of self-government. Do you feel like your children just don’t like doing things for others when they ask kindly? Are there entitlement issues in your family or that you’ve noticed in yourself? Listen in for some great tips and insight on what you can do to help the situation!
In this podcast, Nicholeen and Paije discuss mindsets that are becoming more and more popular as time goes on. There are times when people feel that they are the victim or the victor of certain situations and, a lot of times, this mindset is taught and pushed on others. Why is this? How can this be avoided? Listen in for some great tips and principles of truth!
In this podcast, Nicholeen and Paije discuss wonderful skills and principles to use and apply when dealing with someone who is dramatic. Do you know someone who seems to make the workplace or home life difficult because they cause and spread drama? Are you possibly that person yourself? Either way, having to live with drama is never fun and can be hard for you and others to deal with. But, solving the dramatic behavior or situation properly requires proper skills and true principles. Listen to learn what those are!
In this podcast, Nicholeen and Paije discuss the difference between foundational truths, principles, and rules. These distinctions are so important to learn and know because teaching your children by principle and foundational truths is often more effective than “laying down the law” with the rules and do’s and don’t’s. How? Does it actually work? Listen in for some great answers and wonderful golden nuggets shared by Nicholeen and Paije!