Tag: Homework

Show 39: Leverage, What to use when all the discipline runs out?

We all get to that point.  No amount of punishment, threats or actual, gets through to our progeny.  They continue on a path that we may not agree with, whether it is not performing well in school, or not following

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Show 31: Deadbeat and Aimless – Motivation in the Millennial Mind

These kids!  Where is the get up and go!  Why does my lazy sack of bones spawn not want to be the kid I envision her/him being?  There is no motivation to get out and do anything. Are these statements

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Show 21: Traveling pt 2 – Travails. How NOT to act on a trip!

Greetings listeners!  Sorry we are a few days late getting this weeks show posted, but life is a bit nuts around the Beer Dad Cave.  This show is Paul going off on Ugly American Tourists, that breed of folks who

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Show 11: Positive Motivation, How to nudge your kids along, with a smile instead of a frown.

It’s true, our kids can drive us to distraction, and create wails of misery, however, that is only sometimes.  Usually, if we think about it, most of what we do is positive motivation.  Give them the carrot if they earned

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Show #8: Homework, or, How To Go From 0-Whinety in Six Seconds Flat

Homework, the dreaded bane of parent and student alike or practice makes perfect?  Tim, Jon, and Paul weigh in on this topic and how to cope with the I don’t want to and the OMG there is so much!!  Does

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