Last week we asked you what your teen struggles with most when it comes to school and studying.
We want to say a big thank you to everyone who wrote in. We were thrilled by the number of you who got in touch and shared your story with us.
Perhaps not so surprisingly, the vast majority of questions had something to do with motivation.
Well… really lack thereof…
Other common questions brought up the topics of stress and time management.
We hope that our responses shed new light on these situations. But if you’re keen for some extra reading, here are some articles we’ve found that specifically tackle these three big issues – motivation, stress, and time management.
This article happens to be from a website for Military Schools. But don’t let this put you off! The ideas in this article are a great starting point to help motivate your teen.
Motivating your ten to do better in school
This article has great insight into why teens often lack motivation.
How do you motivate a teen?
This article takes an interesting look at stress and how to help your teen deal with it. Great advice from the American Academy of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry.
Helping teenagers with stress
Even if you wouldn’t consider your teen “troubled”, this article should give any parent some ideas of how to help their teen cope with stress.
Helping your teen manage school-related stress