The Great Teen 4X "Get It Done" Reset

 Podcast:   Parenting Your "Nearly Grown"   JUST.   GOT.   EASIER.  
 A Cure for "I Don't Have Time To Do That"

It's time.  It's time that teens learned how to get MORE out of the time they spend.  In fact, many teens can see an increase of 4x output or more by just a few small changes.
It's likely you've heard around your house: 
"I didn't get around to that."    "How can I possibly do that with all my other stuff?"
And yet . . . you go into their room and their "studying" hour is really only about 15 minutes of constructive use.
Some might think this is simply a time management lesson.  In reality, it is much broader than that.  The short term pay off to getting more output might be be better grades, picking up skills they need but never had the time for, and more.  But, again, it is so much more than that:  
One of the most important adult-type skills they need...
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Constructive Apps for Teens? Read On . . .

 Podcast:   Parenting Your "Nearly Grown"   JUST.   GOT.   EASIER.  
 Yes, There's an APP for That!

How long does your teen spend on their smart phone?  7 Hours and 22 Minutes per day according to ABC News.  

But what if their smart phone could be used for the good?  YES! That's why this episode is so important.  Better grades and productivity are just around the corner.

Your teen can use their smart phone to not only get smarter, but get more organized.   

Today we will talk about how apps can help your teen in 3 BIG areas:
  1. Taking Notes
  2. Getting Help on Challenging School Topics (math for starters . . . )
  3. Getting Organized

Here's a glance at this episode in more detail:

  • [3:34] Apps for Taking Notes
  • [4:50] App for Homework Help on 66 different topics
  • [5:40] Apps for getting organized with study breakdowns, group projects & more
  • BONUS:  [7:14] 8 Safety app considerations...
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Twas The 10 Great Student Prep Ideas Before Christmas

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Regardless of the time of year, every parent will recognize this:

"Twas the Night Before . . . (Christmas, Summer, Fall) Break and ALL thru the house not a student was stirring, not even a mouse."

Yes, this happened at my house, too.  I wanted them to have a bit of downtime, but I also wanted to keep them on a growth pattern.  

Today, more than ever, ever, our kids need to build their "edge".  

Let's reframe how we look at those amazing "break" days and get starting on their "edge".  

The gifts of days free of traditional school are just as described . . . gifts.  Those days don't come to we parents, of course.  So how can we help our kids capitalize on those day-gifts?  

Whether to earn extra money, to get ahead, to catch up, to add nuggets to their resume, it IS the perfect time to allow downtime AND sneak in that all important growing and learning we want them to have.

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First Days of School? Improve on Last Year

What happens to our kids every year - that we parents DON"T get to experience?

A clean slate, new teachers, friends, classes and more.  Wow.  Don't we parents all wish we had this chance?  

But if our kids don't know how to capitalize on this HUGE opportunity . . . it passes QUICKLY.  

Today's episode covers "How To Build Their Future - Right Now" with 3 techniques sure to get them up and running from an entirely new and exciting perspective.

Don't you wish you could help your child start better, and lay a foundation for their future from habits to mindset?  If so, this episode is for you,  

[1:25] #1 Re-Set Their Expectations Framework

  • Learn how to capitalize on "different"
  • Learn parent dialogue to encourage growth

[3:38] #2 Build Teacher Relationships

  • Capitalize on one of the biggest assets your "nearly grown" child has

[5:42] #3 Build Positive Circles

  • Your child needs to be strategically looking for these

[7:18] Help Your Child...

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