Empowered Parents: 3 Options You Have Right Now to Shift Out of Homework Overwhelm

Now that the new school year is well under way, parents and students are feeling the usual pressure of staying on top of school responsibilities, particularly homework. Here in the United States, most schools have implemented the Common Core Standards, which according to most parents, teachers and students that I have heard from, feel it…

Back to School: 3 Tips to Reduce Stress for You and Your Kids

Back to School time can be a little crazy. With supplies, books, new outfits and shifting out of the summer schedule into the school schedule, you certainly don’t need any more on your plate, in fact, what you need are ways to reduce the stress for you and your kids. Try out these 3 Tips…

What’s So Final About Final Exams?

It’s that time of year… final exams are here! Parents, teachers and students are feeling the pressure of finishing out the school year on a good note. To make matters worse, the Common Core Standards are an additional stress in our lives. We all want our children and students to do well, but what does…

Supporting Young Men to Release Pain and Anger

If you tuned into the interview I had with Tori Hartman during Successful Kids Revolution, you may remember the emotional release I had in making the connection between my grandmother (my father’s mother) passing away when my mother was pregnant with me and my life’s path. It was quite a breakthrough for me. You see,…

The Importance of Raising Children with an Abundant Mindset

I cannot speak for everyone but I’m pretty certain that most of us were raised and educated based on a lack mindset. What is a lack mindset you ask? It is one in which we see and believe in limitation. For example, when a situation does not go as planned, do you look at all…

3 Tips to Help Students Stay Focused on Academics When Spring Fever Kicks In

I’m sure you all can remember those days of being a student and feeling that pulling energy of fun and excitement as the end of the school year was rapidly approaching. And then there was the reality of exams. Ugghhh!! The challenge for so many students is in staying focused on finishing out the school…