“Help! I’d like to be able to do my homework without my parents nagging me.” From: A Frustrated Child
“Help! I’d like my child to do their homework without a fight.” From: A Frustrated Parent
Help! My child is “acting up”! Without a psychology degree, you, yes you, can raise a successful child as life is actually pretty simple!
What we feed grows! Think of a flower when it doesn’t bloom, we don’t put the blame on the flower; we look at the environment the flower is in and see if it’s getting what it needs to grow. Let’s do the same for our children.
If it’s important to see your child’s mark change, then you need to have a conference with the teacher and ask some very specific questions. Here is last 7 out of 16 questions.
If it’s important to see your child’s mark change, then you need to have a conference with the teacher and ask some very specific questions. Here is the first of 9 out of 16 questions.
A difficult part is that a child earns status in school, and potentially, in the rest of their world, depending on their school performance. Children are not the letter grades that they get.
An “A” is great for certain kids, but for some kids, a “C+” is amazing. How do we not judge our kids for the grades they get? Better yet, how do we help our kids to not judge themselves compared to others?
My friend Sarah committed suicide when I was in high school which defined my career path. Sarah became stuck in her life story and didn’t know how to move beyond it. My mission in life is to have people not be defined by their story.