Good Grades Start At The Dinner Table If you’re like most families, you lead a pretty busy life. There are kids to wrangle and spouses to communicate with, dogs to walk and parties to attend, dinners to make and dance recitals to get to. There is always ..
As parents, we do a lot of talking. We talk to our children on a daily basis, relaying vital information (don’t forget to wear your seatbelt) and basic information (please don’t leave your socks on the floor.) But sometimes, as parents, we don’t realize the weight our ..
Dear Child, As your parent, there are a few things I can promise. I promise to love you unconditionally, to provide for your basic needs (and extras if you’re lucky) to provide opportunities for you to learn and grow, and to do my best to help you ..
Parents and teens communicate hundreds of messages a day: Get ready for school! Don’t forget your lunch! Have a great day! Don’t roll your eyes at me Can you clean the bathroom? Drive safely Do your laundry Do you have any homework? No homework? Really? You don’t ..
Could the solution to your teen’s math struggles be found in their school schedule? Could requesting their math classes to be earlier in the day or later in the afternoon be the key to better grades and a deeper mathematical understanding? Teachers, counselors, academic advisors and other ..
Working with a tutor can be one of the most beneficial steps in transforming struggling students into successful students. The one-on-one attention works wonders by focusing on the student’s individual needs, strengths and weaknesses. The tutor and student relationship is an important one, and when a match ..
Almost every high school student has asked themselves, their teachers, tutors and parents the same question: “When are we ever going to have to use this?” When an educator can respond with real world examples that matter to the student, chances are the student will put in the ..
As kids grow, the struggles between them and their parents change. One year olds want to throw their food on the floor and their parents insist it stays on the table. Three year olds want to go naked to school and parent just won’t budge on the “clothing ..
Every family has their own bedtime routine. For some, it starts with dinner, then bath, then dessert, prayers and lights out. Others start with homework, then dinner, skip the dessert and do bedtime stories before saying goodnight. A recent study shows that adding a little bit of math ..
3 Things To Tell The Student Who Is About To Give Up Parents, teachers and tutors know all to well the helpless feeling that comes when the student they are trying to help is about to check out, throw in the towel, call it quits, and give up. They ..