Motivating your teen to study for exams

What if your teen did their schoolwork without the need for constant motivation? “Yesterday, my teen had a full on meltdown after attempting challenging math homework that she is super behind and told me she will just give up and not even try. I tried the statements Aly taught me and left her alone. After […]

When your teen isn’t living up to their potential

Your teen needs you to read this… every word. I was fortunate to be the ‘smart kid’ in school and in Grade 1 I was asked to skip ahead. My parents decided against that to keep me with peers my own age (my dad skipped 3 grades and it has pros and cons). Instead, I […]

Motivation was never the problem

I’m getting on my soapbox… I was the student that went from award winning and seemingly having it all together with straight A’s, to F’S and almost failing out. I stopped doing homework, I stopped showing up to class, I just plain quit. Although it appeared to be defiance, there was so much more below […]