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The one BIG Question we really have to stop asking our Teens!

Posted on 15 March 2020
The one BIG Question we really have to stop asking our Teens!
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...
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CONCERNED YOUR TEEN MAY DRIFT AND LOSE THEIR WAY IN 2020? HERE'S HOW TO HELP!

Posted on 6 January 2020
CONCERNED YOUR TEEN MAY DRIFT AND LOSE THEIR WAY IN 2020? HERE'S HOW TO HELP!
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 &...
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IS YOUR TEEN LOSING THEIR SPARK? HERE'S HOW YOU CAN HELP TO RE-IGNITE IT AGAIN!

Posted on 3 December 2019
IS YOUR TEEN LOSING THEIR SPARK? HERE'S HOW YOU CAN HELP TO RE-IGNITE IT AGAIN!
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...
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New reforms to W.A schools is to give every student an opportunity for a better future

Posted 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.

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How to Help your Teen find Direction

Posted on 30 April 2019
How to Help your Teen find Direction
'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...
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