Parents As Social Resources

Parents As Social Resources Do your kids turn to you for advice and support?  Do they feel comfortable in doing that?  Can you even tell if they feel comfortable?  When kids feel comfortable reaching out to their parents for advice and support, then they know their...

What Kids Need: Achievement Motivation

What Kids Need: Achievement Motivation “My child used to get such good grades; I don’t know what happened.  Since he arrived in high school, everything seems to be going downhill.”  As an experienced school administrator, I used to hear this often...

What Kids Need: School Performance

What Kids Need: School Performance Student performance with out parental involvement becomes apathy very quickly for kids.  Stay on top of your child’s school performance by using all of the technology tools, as well as the good old standard ones like a phone...

What Kids Need: Solid Communication

5 What Kids Need: Solid Communication In part three of this series, What Kids Need, I want to talk about Solid Communication.  This conversation level is different that casual, what’s going on conversation.  These are serious conversations, helping them build...