on 15 March 2020
As a parent to two young adults, I get it! I understand the pressure we're all under to make sure our teenagers choose the right degree, college course, job etc. However, honestly, I think we just need to stop and 'breatheeeee' as it's got waaay out of control!
No, neither of my sons have figured out what to do with the rest of their lives and that's perfectly fine by me! At this 'impressionable' age, they're just trying to just figure out 'who they are...
on 6 January 2020
IF YOU'RE CONCERNED YOUR TEEN MAY 'DRIFT' AND LOSE THEIR WAY IN 2020, HERE'S HOW TO HELP!
So, the plans your Teen had for 2020 have fallen through and by now they are inevitably feeling disappointed, over-whelmed or plain 'stuck'! Or, perhaps your Teen hasn't made any plans yet and you are becoming increasingly worried about their near future.
There are so many reasons why this is becoming a major trend these days and one of the main issues I deal with as a &...
on 3 December 2019
As parents to teens, helping them to keep their 'unique spark' is one of the most important things we do for them. Sadly, and all to often, I am seeing this 'spark' diminish in many of the teenagers I coach. This of course can be for many reasons, however, experiencing the pressure to perform at school, the stress of exams and the anxiety most teenagers face growing into young adults is enough to dull the brightest of sparks!
When I use the term 'spark' I mean just...
on 2 May 2019
Thursday, 2 May 2019
New options for Year 11 students from 2020 and Year 12 students in 2021
Reform follows wide-ranging reports into senior secondary vocational education and training, students will get more choice, challenging courses and a better foundation for future jobs. Western Australian students will have more choice in their final school years to better equip them for careers, with changes to senior secondary schooling to come into effect next year.
on 30 April 2019
'Lack of Direction and 'Motivation' are the most common issues teenagers face at school. After helping countless students to find their way, I have gained some invaluable insights which I think is really worth sharing with other parents so you can give your teen the guidance they need.
Having two teenage boys myself, I know it can be both frustrating and worrying all at the same time when your teenagers just seem 'switched-off', 'disengaged' and have...