Teenagers

5 Tips for Listening and Talking to your Teenager/Child (or anyone!)

Posted by on Jun 20, 2011 in Children, Family, Parenting, Relationships, Teenagers | Comments Off

5 Tips for Listening and Talking to your Teenager/Child (or anyone!) 1.    Be Present -Be in the moment and not distracted when talking to him/her. Put down the cell phone, don’t text or answer the phone.   2.    Acknowledge and appreciate their emotional reality! -Try to find out where their reality is before you do anything else.   3.    Ask good questions -Help your child/teen understand their situation better – Most people ask questions to help them understand the situation better. A skilled question helps your child understand their situation better so they can figure out how they really feel and think about their...

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Three Main Ways We Think and Spelling!

Posted by on Jun 11, 2011 in Children, Learning, Learning Disabilities, Parenting, Passion, Passionate Living, Personal Development, Teenagers | Comments Off

Three Main Ways We Think and Spelling!

 First, let me say thanks for stopping by! I would like to take a few moments to talk about the three main ways we think and how that could affect whether or not you are a good speller. This could possibly be useful if you still have children in school. It was news to me! The 3 ways we think are: Visually Audibly With our Feelings Most, if not all good spellers see the words visually. I’m a visual person and that’s exactly how I see words in order to spell them. If it’s a word I am really unfamiliar with as a last resort, I may try to sound it out. But, I always start out visually. So I checked this out with everyone in my family. All are good...

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