Monthly Archives: June 2018

Top Strategies For Discussing Report Cards

  Report cards are almost here! Over the last couple of weeks on The Parenting In The Thick Of It Podcast I have spoken about the subject of report cards and how we “react” to them and more importantly how we can foster responses  to build courage and self-motivation in our children. This time of the year can be a stressful one 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 …Read more →