What does being "organized" mean to you?
Is it having a neat workspace?
Is it being clean?
Is it having a to-do list?
A bullet journal?
An hourly planner?
Today, we're discussing two phases of organization for optimizing your child's productivity.
And if you would like some individualized support, I'm currently offering free 1:1 consulting calls for struggling parents and I would absolutely love to talk with you! Just book an appointment at https://bit.ly/academicsuccesscall. Trust me - it will be the best 60 minutes you'll spend on improving your parenting this week.
This isn't the episode I was planning to share today, but I received a video message from a student this morning.
I nearly cried.
And then I was annoyed.
It was a whirlwind of emotion!
Today, we're talking about the 3 hazards of helicopter parenting.
What does your child's report card look like? Are they getting straight As? Or As and Bs? If so... you may be thinking you've made it! Your child is FINALLY setting up the foundation for a life of success! But are they?
In today's episode, we'll talk about what comes AFTER your child is achieving high grades in school... because this is only the beginning!
What is the biggest chunk of time that you consider an awkward amount of time? You know what I'm talking about, when you have some time free that you consider too short to really accomplish a task but long enough that you might feel guilty if you just sit and do nothing. So what is that amount of time for you? 10 minutes? 30 minutes? an hour?
And more importantly, how long is that chunk of time for your child?
Today we're talking about the hidden value of an "awkward amount of time."
There's no use in denying the fact that most of the world is currently under some sort of stay-at-home orders due to COVID-19. However, in today's very first episode of The Learning Corner, I'd like to address the elephant in the room when it comes to making it through this quarantine: and that is the belief that we should be making the most of this time at home.