Nicholeen Peck is the mother of four and previous foster parent of many difficult and troubled teens. The Peck family's success with these difficult children was based upon calmness, the principles of self government, and good communication. She has been teaching people around the world the principles of Self-Government since 1999. In 2009, Nicholeen and her family were featured in a one hour BBC documentary about parenting. She has appeared on various news shows and radio programs to discuss effective parenting. She is a popular public speaker, author of the books, 'Parenting a House United', 'Londyn LaRae Says Okay', 'Porter Earns a Quarter', many magazine articles, and a blog called 'Teaching Self Government'. Nicholeen owns the websites: TeachingSelfGovernment.com and ParentingSelfGovernment.com where she offers resources to master the Teaching Self-Government principles, system and skills in your home through newsletters, support groups, classes, audios and books.