What Kids Need: Parental Boundaries

What Kids Need: Parental Boundaries It doesn’t take very long for kids to learn that they can break the rules without consequences.  Parents help kids learn self-discipline and self-control when they set boundaries in the home and enforce them.  As a high school...

Assertiveness Skills

Assertiveness Skills Kids can stick up for themselves and their beliefs.  Those beliefs can be religious, where they draw the line with friends during those moments of decision.  They can also include a choice they have made for themselves and are willing to stand up...

Beyond High School, What’s Next?

Beyond High School, What’s Next? I recently spoke to a medium-sized group of middle school students about resiliency.  When I asked them how many of them knew what their plan was after high school, every single hand went up!  I was shocked because this was the...

Build These Into Kids

Build These Into Kids A warm hello to all our parents out there.  Today I want to suggest three things to build into your kids to enhance their success.  They are Educational Aspiration, School Performance, & Achievement Motivation.  Let’s start with...