In this podcast, Nicholeen and Paije discuss the principle of Duty. What is duty, exactly? And, once we know what it is and how it benefits us, how do we teach our children to have a sense of duty? Duty is different from obedience. So, listen in to gain some awesome tips on how to teach and inspire duty.
In this podcast, Nicholeen and Paije discuss just how important it is to bond with other people, especially your family. Some people are natural “bonders,” but others need a little help making connections with people around them. Are you one of those people that might need a little help? Listen in for some great tips on how to bond!
In this podcast, Nicholeen and Paije discuss the effects of pornography on the adolescent brain and a form of exposure that is outside the realm of internet filters. There are places where pornography can be accessed by children that are considered “safe” and don’t attract the attention of adults who are concerned with protecting their children’s innocence. They also discuss government action that is being taken to further protect the consciences of children. Are you concerned about the safety of your children while they’re at school or the library? Probably not, because the systems there are considered “safe.” But, listen in to uncover some unnerving truth about popular, hidden places where children can access and be confronted by pornography. Link to Eyes Wide Open blogpost. Link to Petition. Link to Survey.
In this podcast, Nicholeen and Paije discuss the topic of humility and its not-so-pretty opposite, pride. There are so many avenues that humility and pride can take and so many behaviors that can be exhibited within each category. Is thinking solely about others prideful? Is saying nothing at all humility? Listen in to find the “ingredients” you need to make and perfect your own “humble pie.”
In this podcast, Nicholeen and Paije discuss what it looks like to have free communication and what causes communicative bondage. So many areas of conversation tend to be rooted in an emotional investment in someone or something, and this can be destructive. How can that change? How can we make our communication liberating for all people involved? Listen in for some amazing tips, thoughts, and suggestions!
In this podcast, Nicholeen and Paije discuss what it is that motivates change, in yourself and others. Is your child misbehaving and you wish they’d just be obedient? Do you have habits and behaviors you wish you could change yourself? Nicholeen and Paije talk about 5 steps you can take to help you or someone else be motivated to make a change in their behavior and in their heart.
In this podcast, Nicholeen and Paije discuss different styles of praise and how praise should be given. Along with tips on how to properly praise anyone in any kind of relationship, they talk about what do to and how to recognize when praise is done wrong, which can happen. How does praise tie into everyday living? Does it actually help a relationship? Do you praise improperly? Listen to find out!
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.