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THE TEEN YEARS

How To Outwit Your Teenager

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Empowered To Study

September 9th, 2009 · No Comments

I think we may have turned a corner. I have spent the past four years tearing my hair out, trying to convince my son that studying is part of the high school deal.
But he has never been a child who can be made to do anything that he doesn’t want to. As a toddler [...]

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Tags: Education · Motivation

Should We Be Pushing Our Teens To Achieve Their Best?

April 22nd, 2009 · No Comments

Are you guilty of hyper-parenting? If you’re not sure, ask yourself the following questions: Do you push your teenager to do better, even when they’re already achieving? Are you competitive on your child’s behalf? Have you lined up all sorts of coaches and tutors to ensure your child gets into the top classes, A-sporting teams? [...]

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Tags: Anxiety · Education · Motivation