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6 WAYS YOU CAN HELP YOUR TEEN FIND THEIR SPARKLE AGAIN!

Posted on 14 March 2019
6 WAYS YOU CAN HELP YOUR TEEN FIND THEIR SPARKLE AGAIN!
Watching your Teen begin to lose thier sparkle can be extremely worrying for parents. This can be of course 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 at the top of the list and quite honestly, enough to dull the brightest of sparks! When I use the term spark I mean just that! Do you remember seeing their face just light up when they are doing something they love not matt...
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The 'Year 12 Coaching for Success' Mentoring Program for 2020

Posted on 3 March 2019
The 'Year 12 Coaching for Success' Mentoring Program for 2020
Year 12 is renowned for being one of the most stressful times in a student's life. This 'stress' can also have a knock-on effect to parents, who experience a very real pressure to do what they can to get them through these challenging times. In my role as a Student Coach (and as a parent to two teenage boys), I have experienced first-hand how the pressure of exams, extensive study and the requirement to make important decisions about the future, can take it's toil on a stu...
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Why we need to redefine 'Success' to Help our Teens Thrive!

Posted on 2 December 2018
Why we need to redefine 'Success' to Help our Teens Thrive!
"Every parent wants his or her kid to succeed. But, we want more than just a job. If anything, our generation has seen innovation like never before. All of a sudden, those crazy ideas you never thought would work finally have a place in society, and people are willing to step out of their comfort zones to make their dreams come true. We're willing to sacrifice money and reputation for passion and an innate love for what we do."
(A. Slijepceivic. An excerpt from her article in...
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The missing piece of the Motivation Jigsaw for your Teen

Posted on 20 November 2018
The missing piece of the Motivation Jigsaw for your Teen
It's one of the most common question I get asked by parents, this one was recently sent to me by a parent about their 16 year old son. "I need help! My son is so unmotivated at school, I feel like I'm coming up against a brick wall every time we discuss study, exams, his future and which  pathway they may want to take once they've left school.  I think he has become a bit lost at school, but I feel I have nothing left to give. I'm burnt-out, exhausted and...
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4 Reasons your Teen needs to get a Holiday Job!

Posted on 16 November 2018
4 Reasons your Teen needs to get a Holiday Job!
  If your Teen is old enough, it's time for them to find a job for the long summer holiday break. There are truly so many benefits! The obvious one being is that it saves our sanity and our pockets, but there is even more to it than that! Here are my top 4 reasons why we need to encourage them get a job for the holidays! 1.They get to experience 'real' life outside of school and it is a golden opportunity for them to actually develop a work ethic, which is priceles...
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