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!
In this podcast, Nicholeen and Paije discuss principles, skills, and truths about the details of a strong fatherly bond with his children. Paije’s husband, Josef, was concerned that he wouldn’t have the bond and relationship with his children that he wants because he’s often away providing for the family and won’t be with them as much as Paije. So many great perspectives were shared! Listen in for some great insight!
In this podcast, Nicholeen and Paije discuss how individual strengths play a key role in understanding yourself and others. Once you know what your own strengths are, you know how you can change and what areas you can focus on and have an increase in. And, once you know what others’ strengths are, you can learn how to change to best fit their needs as well. What are your strengths? How can they best be incorporated into your Self-Government journey? Listen in to find out!
In this podcast, Nicholeen and Paije discuss how micromanaging can be a big problem. Do you try to control everything your spouse or children do? Are there things that annoy you all the time? Do you annoy yourself? This podcast gives some great insight into why that might be happening and how you can address it properly. Listen in!
In this podcast, Nicholeen and Paije discuss how TSG applies to grandparents and grandparenting. Whether you’re the parents and are struggling getting your own parents or in-laws on the same page as you or you’re the grandparents and want to have more structured time with your wonderful grandchildren, Teaching Self-Government has skills and advice for everyone! Listen in to see how you can involve your parents or your grown children in your self-government journey!