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...
Listen, Engage and Take Notes

Creating Success

The whole purpose of education is to turn mirrors into windows.   – Sydney J. Harris     This month’s blog posts will focus on creating study habits. There are numerous websites and courses that your teen can take to help them with study skills. However,...
On Your Mark…

On Your Mark…

This is a new year. A new beginning. And things will change.           – Taylor Swift      And so it begins, another school year. This school year it may be transitioning to a new high school, a new middle school, or starting college. The one thing that all of these...
On Your Mark…

Space for Personal Growth

Be not afraid of growing slowly; be afraid only of standing still.           – Chinese Proverb       Personal growth means improving your behavior and habits, and refers to the tools we each use for building positive habits, behavior, actions, and reactions. I am...
On Your Mark…

Write Goals

Only three percent of adults have written goals, and everyone else works for them.             – Brian Tracy        Brian Tracy is the CEO of Brian Tracy International, a company specializing in the training and development of individuals and organizations. That quote...