Let it go.

Let it go.

Success is liking yourself, liking what you do, and liking how you do it.  – Maya Angelou        When something stressful happens, what is your teens response? Does your teen start to solve the problem, get angry, or even overwhelmed and shut down? It is helping them...
Let it go.

The Morning Routine

Your energy in the morning is a clean slate, and you get a chance each day to build it up the way you want. – Mridula Singh          A calm morning ritual. I know that is hard to do in the morning with teenagers and life; to get everyone out of the door, with the...
Let it go.

Books and more books

Reading is essential for those who seek to rise above the ordinary.   – Jim Rohn       At times my blog is just a reflection of my own personal thoughts and sharing my personal growth in my quest to be the best version of myself. I know that is a lifelong journey as I...
Study Space, Yes you need a designated space.

Study Space, Yes you need a designated space.

I find that the harder I work, the more luck I seem to have.             – Thomas Jefferson       Creating a specific space for studying and doing homework is a critical process in combining comfort, productivity, and compromise. Yes compromise, it is a conversation...
Paper Planners

Paper Planners

Education is the passport to the future, for tomorrow belongs to those who prepare for it today.     – Malcolm X       All too often I have parents and teenagers tell me that a paper planner will not help, that their teens need organizational skills and time...
Listen, Engage and Take Notes

Listen, Engage and Take Notes

Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world. – Nelson Mandela.        As parents we are always wanting to support and encourage our teens. One way is to teach them or help them learn to take effective notes in class. It is easy...