By Janine Walker Caffrey
Specialist recommendation on aiding young children, adolescents, and teenagers develop into self-starters, profitable freshmen, and concerned voters of the realm.
the standard of force presents the momentum for somebody to dream and accomplish, making a distinct, self sustaining existence. with out it, somebody is sort of a rudderless boat, drifting round a flat lake. In Drive, nationally popular educator Dr. Janine Caffrey indicates tips on how to motivate your kids and enhance this very important attribute.
How do i am getting my baby fascinated about studying? to join an outstanding collage? to maneuver out of the home? To create his personal lifestyles? Designed to aid mom and dad, educators, and counselors to get young ones of every age off the sofa and into the area, Drive outlines 9 particular steps confirmed to overcome boredom and foster self-motivation and resourcefulness. packed with quizzes, anecdotes, and sensible concepts, Drive is helping mom and dad flip ''Generation Me'' into ''Generation Move.''
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She never confides in you, asks for guidance, or asks for your opinion. • You ignore the signs that your child is smoking pot (or using other substances) because you figure all kids are bound to try it sooner or later, and mentioning it may encourage her to smoke more. You may be a pathfinder parent if: • You really listen to your child and ensure that the two of you spend time together. • You know who your child’s friends are. • You know where your child is at all times. • You help your child solve his own problems with minimal intervention.
You don’t really have a close relationship with your child. She never confides in you, asks for guidance, or asks for your opinion. • You ignore the signs that your child is smoking pot (or using other substances) because you figure all kids are bound to try it sooner or later, and mentioning it may encourage her to smoke more. You may be a pathfinder parent if: • You really listen to your child and ensure that the two of you spend time together. • You know who your child’s friends are. • You know where your child is at all times.
If you do find evidence that your child is using an illegal substance, try confronting him with the truth without revealing the search. Focus on the behavior that led you to suspect drug or alcohol abuse in the first place. For example, if your child was slurring his words and stumbling but denied drinking and you found evidence otherwise, talk about what could cause slurred speech and stumbling. If he still denies it, tell him that you are very concerned and think you might need to get him to the doctor because these are warning signs of strokes and other neurological disorders.