5 Strategies For Students to Manage Time Tasks

It’s early August.  One glance at the window of any office supply store will confirm the inevitable – the new school term is just around the corner.   Like many parents, you anticipate the new school year with trepidation: back to the pressure of projects, assignments and exams but your child, the student, is not very good at managing his/her…

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Unplug for the Holiday Season

I recently had an opportunity to appear on Breakfast Television (checkout photo #16) speaking on unplugging kids after the summer.  Many parents are increasingly aware of the amount of screen time their children have over the course of a day.  Think about it: TV, computer (in school, at home), IPOD, cell phone.  Add in there a movie or attempts to look up…

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Getting the Kids “To Do’s” into “Got Done”

If you have school age children you are very familiar with agendas, projects, dictation, reading lists and the myriad of tasks that come home for the children to accomplish. You probably even monitor that your children sit down and do homework each evening in order to get through the list. Maybe you go as far as to check that they…

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First Term – Out

Has your high school student just finished first term? Is his/her home workspace cluttered with the remnants of first term study?Do everyone a favour, especially your student, and help them purge out the first term to make room for second term. The longer you leave the remnant clutter hanging around, the less likely it is to be sorted and purged…

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The (Dis) Organized Teenager – Exam Time!

Here is comes folks. All us semestered families are heading for the last stretch of the semester and the big E word: Exams.For some teenagers exams are just another opportunity to show off how much they know and how much fun they had studying. Not my teenager. She is having fun alright: at the swim meet, the ski hills and…

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