Motivation

How to help kids recover from a year of on-line learning.

Kids have been having a hard time. During the pandemic they have been both isolated and restricted in what they can do. They have had limited access to friends and space to move. They have become stressed and tired. They spend less time outdoors and more time on screens. They worry about falling behind at …

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How to give your child the secret ingredient to success – grit

  “Why do most individuals make use of only a small percentage of their resources, whereas a few exceptional individuals push themselves to their limits? Why do some individuals accomplish more than others of equal intelligence? One personal quality that is shared by most high achieving and successful people is grit. Grit may be the …

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On-line learning: your questions answered.

Parents have asked me many questions during my teaching career. Questions about their child’ progress or lack of it.  Questions about the school system.  Questions about learning and behavioral issues they are trying to handle. All good questions. Here are some of the questions I have been asked and the answers that go with them.  …

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5 ways to stop procrastination before it starts

Starting something, anything, is hard. How often have you hit the snooze button so you could put off starting your day for a few more minutes? It is easier to procrastinate than to start a task. Covid-19 restrictions are creating a world where everyone lacks the energy and enthusiasm they need to get work done. …

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Motivation: The only way that works! Guaranteed!

There is only one way to help kids who are unmotivated.  Despite what others say. Read on to find out what it is. I have just read an article that I thought might teach me something.  It was titled ’10 Ways to Motivate your Child’.  ‘Wow’ I thought, maybe there are some ways that I …

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