Monthly Archives: June 2018

Top Strategies For Discussing Report Cards

Report cards can be the cause of much stress between parents and teenagers and I have spoken about this on the podcast many times. It can be a stressful time for parents but also for children. Kids today are under so much pressure to achieve that I believe it is almost at breaking point. In this Episode 26: Exams, Tests, End Of The Year Pressure…Help! I discuss ways in which you can deal with this, specifically in helping you shift your focus from the grade or result to the process, to help your children develop courage and self-motivation. It’s such an important thing to think about and I was fortunate to have been given the opportunity to understand this early on in my life as a parent. As such I wanted to share some of the things that I have learned so that you can adopt some of my strategies around discussing report cards to help you build courage and self-esteem and motivation in your child. I invite you to really think about what report cards and grades really mean for you. Perhaps you can take some time to reflect on these questions: How are report cards viewed in your family? …Read more →