It’s time to get down and decide a win-win deal together and take turns speaking and listening to each other. For negotiations to be successful create a situation where your teen will stay comfortable and alert enough to listen closely to you. The most important thing you can do is to keep any of your… Continue reading Your teen and you – No 4 – time to create a win-win deal
Homework with your child can = serious fun! Some of it isn’t much fun of course but during a successful homework time together there can be wonderful shared moments of laughter, chat, triumph and pleasure. Here are some of my favourite ideas. Keep things light. When you and your child become too serious, irritated, bored… Continue reading How to make helping your child with homework more fun for both of you.
I’m going to give you a way to work gently and firmly with yourself and your family so that the coaching happens regularly and you help your child succeed at school. Think about what you can do: Expand your circle of influence Stephen Covey in his book 'First things first' talks about the difference between… Continue reading Take control: Help your child’s reading, writing, and Maths skills.