In this podcast, Nicholeen and Paije discuss the importance of schedules for children of all ages and lay out specifics on what you can do to set up a successful schedule for you and your children. Schedules look different for different ages, at different times of the year, and different schooling systems. What do you do? How do you manage a schedule that’s supposed to be stable, but that tends to change often? How do schedules vary for homeschool versus public school? Along with the scheduling, chore systems are talked about. Struggling to come up with appropriate chores for your little ones? Listen in for some great ideas and tips!
In this podcast, Nicholeen and Paije discuss how to keep your family focused on their future and how it relates and ties into other aspects of life. Tips on achieving this focus are shared and the why of a family vision is brought to light. A focus on the future needs to be tangible, achievable. So, listen in to find out how to make that possible!
In this podcast, Nicholeen and Paije discuss good civil discourse, what it is, the difference between civil disobedience and destructive behaviors, what it all looks like, and how it affects the family and societal relationships. Not only is the problem discussed, but Nicholeen and Paije share 6 steps that can be taken to achieve good civil discourse.
In this podcast, Nicholeen and Paije discuss different problems that commonly arise in any relationship, whether it is romantic or not. These problems can be and are solved through different principles of self-government. Problems from bad communication to entitlement, the principles discussed in this podcast can help you with so many issues you might face!
In this podcast, Nicholeen and Paije discuss multiple questions that are common concerns and topics of debate among married or soon-to-be married couples. In answer to these questions, 10 key Self-Government skills are presented that help to answer and solve almost all marital questions, concerns, and problems. Do you feel like you struggle appreciating or maintaining a good opinion of your spouse? Do you feel like you aren’t supported in your endeavors and don’t know how to get your spouse to be more invested in you and your efforts? These, along with other questions, are addressed and discussed.
In this podcast, Nicholeen and Paije discuss the details and “ins and outs” of criticism. This word isn’t liked all that much in today’s society. But, why is that, exactly? Why does it have such a negative connotation? Maybe it’s because the real meaning of the word “criticism” isn’t known or understood. Listen in to learn more about the positive side of criticism and other important lessons and life skills connected to it.
In this podcast, Nicholeen and Paije discuss what real love looks and feels like in a family setting, how that love can and should be utilized, and the difference and similarities between romantic love and familial love. They touch on what it feels like when the proper love isn’t present, along with skills that can be used to bring that proper, deep love into family relationships.
In this podcast, Nicholeen and Paije discuss the difference between emotional bondage and emotional freedom, what they both look like, what common behaviors are with each, how to recognize and analyze them, and why it’s so important to know the difference between the two.
In this podcast, Nicholeen and Paije discuss 10 ways that digital media is affecting our brains and, in consequence, our relationships with family and society. During times of increased isolation from physical contact, people tend to turn to screens and media to connect with others or entertain themselves. While there are advantages to technology and the tools we have, there are many downfalls when those tools are used incorrectly. Listen in to find out some of those downfalls and what can be done to prevent them happening in your own life.
In this podcast, Nicholeen and Paije discuss the need for boundaries in dating, courting, and romantic relationships. Not everyone knows what things to consider when it comes to setting boundaries, so this podcast sheds some light on a few things that might not have been considered previously. Also, a few fun personal stories from the lives of Nicholeen and Paije!