If you are a parent, then you understand the importance of your child’s academic life, especially with regards to the success you expect them to achieve in the future. It is because most parents know the importance of school that they might fail to understand why their children would choose to prioritize trivial matters over succeeding academically.
More often than not, the issue comes down to motivation. Most children will manifest excitement over those things that bring them joy. Video games, movies, music and even social media; these are the sorts of things that children are typically motivated to pursue, and school rarely makes the cut.
And as such it could be argued that keeping your teenager …show more content…
-Never forget to praise your teenager for any and all victories they accrue, big and small. Some teenagers are particularly thirsty for praise and approval; if you can transform into the sort of home cheerleader that recognizes their achievements and encourages them during difficult times, they are more likely to persevere through the hard times.
-Relaxation is an important element of school; avoid working your teenager harder than is healthy. While school is often designed to avail difficult obstacles for students to overcome, your teenager’s life cannot revolve around school and study, at least not completely. Make an effort to encourage them to create time to relax and relieve their stress. They are less likely to become overwhelmed.
-There are times where your solution to keeping your teenager in school and studying is to simply transfer them; this is especially true in cases where their present school avails the sorts of obstacles that are simply immovable for one reason or another. You must be ready to change and compromise where necessary to support your teenager’s education, and this includes allowing them to change schools when the need truly …show more content…
However reacting to them while driven by such emotions is counterproductive. If you can keep in mind the fact that they are not failing or even despairing on purpose, you should be able to encourage them effectively. Make them understand the important role you can play in their efforts, specifically the fact that you will always stand in their corner.
-When it comes to parenting your teenager through the frustrating elements of their school life, you must be kind yet firm. Uncontrolled positive energy will do them very little good. You cannot ignore their failures or minimize them. However utilizing an iron fist in these situations is also discouraged; find an effective middle ground within which you are most helpful. This will allow your relationship with your teenager to grow, placing you in an important position to impact their decision to stay in school and to work hard.
-You must allow and even encourage your teenager to find the right balance in life; as important as school is, your teenager must be enabled to litter their life with friends and other activities alongside their