Keeping Teens Safe: The Internet Threat

“Mrs. Peck, I am afraid I can't believe in God.” “What do you mean? How do you know?” “I just don't do things I should do and I do some things girls my age shouldn't do...” “What are you... more

Yes Or No? ~Parent Choices

Is it easier to tell children yes or no when they ask a question? The answer to this question could depend on what kind of person you are. Are the kind of parent who really likes to be in control of the... more

How To Stop Nagging? ~Help For Parents

Each week I hold a special telephone mentor call for people who are enrolled in my Teaching Self-Government 10 Step Implementation Course. During these calls I personally answer people's parenting questions. On... more

Way To Be: Optimism

“How do you maintain optimism in a depressing world? How do you teach your children to do the same?” A Not-So-Pretend Story [Another day of oatmeal for breakfast. I know it's healthy, but some variet... more

"Difficult Children" The Nutrition Cure

Years ago when I started learning the principles of self-government I was foster parenting really difficult children.  Most of these children had some things in common.  They were on medication, they had seve... more

Christmas Traditions Your Family Will Love

Many people ask me what we do for Christmas and how we keep the family feeling united during all the hustle and bustle of the holidays. One of those ways is traditions.   I am excited to have an article for... more

Video Games Addiction: They Are Asking for Help

"How do you parent a child who is red/yellow when you are a white/blue? My son and I are so entirely different and he's so impulsive (almost destructive) that it completely shakes my world. I often find him... more

Back To School Suggestions

If you are sending your children back to school this year or if you homeschool your children you have the perfect opportunity to make fresh starts and new relationships.  Fall is e... more


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