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Teen, these big reasons are why you’ll like trying hard in school

Is your teen struggling in school? This heartfelt explanation could help you explain why school is so important for teens. (And, no, it’s not about the grades.) Read More

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A simple way to motivate teens to be more responsible

Motivate teens to thrive even when they are tangled in the normal struggles of being a teen. Here’s a simple way to encourage and motivate your teen. Read More

My teen was struggling in school, so I did this…

Teens in school can be a challenge, especially when we’re in a pandemic and the hybrid/distance-learning is not clicking for them. My teen was struggling in school, so this is what I did… Read More

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To the Mom of a High School Freshmen

Freshman year of high school is a milestone transition for both the moms and the kids. Moms, this is how you mentally prepare for freshman year of high school. Read More

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Graduation Sentiments: Class of 2020, Your Graduation was Extra Beautiful

Graduation sentiments for the class of 2020. Why the class of 2020’s graduation celebration was extra amazing. As a teacher, it was my favorite. Read More

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Distance Learning Students – you nailed it and we are so proud

Distance learning can be hard. But, students who moved to online school during this pandemic, you nailed distance learning, and here’s why. Read More

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Frustrated Mom – Your Unmotivated Teen Will Find Success

My teen has no motivation. What should a parent do when their teen has low motivation? Is this common? Will my child ever feel successful? Read More

Parents, Help Your Kids Thrive in School by Asking these 4 Questions

(Inside: Do you want to help your kid thrive in school? These four questions will help your child find success and enjoy his or her educational journey.) I scanned the array of graduation photos spread out in front of me. Geez, it’s been years since I’ve taught these amazing students in high school.   I picked up a picture of a Read More

Kids’ Morning Routine Checklist: Get Your Kids Out The Door Happy And On-Time

A kids morning routine checklist that will help your morning run smoothly. It’s an editable morning routine chart so you can make it your own. Read More

One Thing Every Middle School Parent Should Know

(Inside: Prepare your child for middle school. This one thing will help parents and children thrive during the middle school years.)   When I was in middle school, my mom came and sat next to me for two class periods to, ahem, “encourage” me to behave. I didn’t deal well with the big emotions of those transition years Read More

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