Take Time to Talk Seriously With Child

Take Time to Talk Seriously With Child Do you frequently take time to talk seriously with your child?  Talking seriously with your young person has great value in helping them to hold the image of their life.  It helps them to remember how the struggles, difficulties,...

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...

What Kids Need: Self-Esteem

What Kids Need: Self-Esteem It is reported that only 47% of kids feel good about themselves.  As a school administrator and teacher for many years, I can easily vouch for that figure.  If you ask many kids about their future and how they see themselves, you will get...

What Kids Need: Planning Skills

What Kids Need: Planning Skills As a former school administrator for many years, I can certainly testify to the need for kids to develop planning skills.  In the high school where I worked for many years, we went to great lengths to provide each student with a...

What Kids Need: Music

What Kids Need: Music Not just music, playing an instrument, or learning to sing.  As a high school band director for many years, I can say with authority that the kids that are involved in band, orchestra, or choir are good.  They often take private lessons and...

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...