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!
In this podcast, Nicholeen and Paije discuss what it really means to be self-governed. Do you ever wonder why it’s so hard to be self-governed sometimes? Why do we struggle with consistency and patience? More and more, there is a key element of self-government that is lacking in today’s families and individuals that makes such a difference in whether self-government can be achieved or not. Listen in to find out what it is!
In this podcast, Nicholeen and Paije discuss how principles of self-government apply to making friends. Who knew?! Making friends requires actual planning on the parent’s part, but that doesn’t mean it has to be laborious and taxing. It’s definitely fun for the parents too! Whether your children are in public school, homeschooled, or anything else, these principles and tips are golden for making and keeping friends, for you and them. Listen in!
In this podcast, Nicholeen and Paije discuss reasons behind the challenges that adult children can present. A lot of people have expressed concern with their older children throwing a wrench into the family flow and disrupting family relationships. Do you or someone you know struggle with their adult children? How does one go about fixing the problems that arise? Is that even possible? Is it too late to help them? Listen in for answers to all of these questions!
In this podcast, Nicholeen and Paije discuss the intricacies of what causes stress and how it can be decreased. Experiencing stress is never fun and is inconvenient to the flow of life. How can you get it under control? Is that even possible? Yes! Listen in for great tips and thoughts on how to get in control of your stress!