Is your kid struggling to complete their homework more so than you think is reasonable? If so, the first step is to rule out any issues that you think might interfere with their ability to stay focused.
“Quiet Quitting” is a name for something that ‘s been around a long time. It just hasn’t had its own hashtag until now. Quiet Quitting is when someone who doesn’t enjoy their work or is dissatisfied with their job does just the minimum amount of work necessary to avoid being fired. In the age of social media Quiet Quitting has become its own trend.
For parents, sending a kid off to college can summon every parental fear you’ve ever had. Even as your teen is on the verge of adulthood, watching them leave for school brings up those same feelings as when you left them alone with a babysitter for the first time.
As a parent, odds are you probably don’t want to see your daughter (or son) in a long distance relationship when they go to college. We get it! There are some good reasons why you probably shouldn’t try and give him/her advice on this matter.
Are you worried that your teen’s lack of self confidence is setting them back in the classroom? If so, the first thing you’ll want to do is try to figure out what’s behind it.
What do you do if you’re a grandparent and you don’t necessarily agree with the way your adult child is raising your grandchild?
If your teen is a perfectionist who pushes themselves too hard, the good news is that they have a good work ethic and desire to do well.
When it comes to talking to your teen about their back to school anxiety, it’s less about what you say and more about how you listen. Mirror and reiterate his or her words so they know you understand what they’re feeling. Give your child the option to just be a sounding board, or if they want you to try and work it out with them, and then tread lightly!
Is your teen experiencing anxiety about returning to in person classes after quarantine?
Has your kid boycotted Zoom classes? This week we unmask the challenges of distance learning.