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April 09, 2017     Category: GoalsValuesPreparationTeachingChoicesLessons

What Really Motivates Kids?More often than not, it is a challenge to motivate our kids? Often we meet defeat in attempting to motivate them. It can be a debilitating process creating push-pull scenario resulting in a power struggle.Before letting it get the best of us as parent, we need to put the brakes on and ask ourselves, “What’s my child’s responsibility here? What is mine?” As a parent, our job is to hold our child accountable when their work isn’t getting done – this will teach him how the real world works. Real world ...

February 23, 2017     Category: LearningDecisionsChoices

Ah decisions, decisions … when to allow your child to make their own.A good start it allowing and encouraging choices and decisions in play.Through social activity and play and children carve out their autonomy and declare their independence. They test the waters by sometimes diving straight in and other times dipping a toe in here and there. Not every choice is a guaranteed winner and more often than not, they don’t make the best choices the first go around.Simply by lack of maturity and impulsive nature of child’s wants and desires can ...