Good grades are awesome and all, but some of our favorite outcomes of skill-building actually have nothing to do with academics:
Teens waking themselves up in the morning (no more sleeping through alarms and you being responsible for making sure they’re up),
Giving more hugs,
Sharing more openly (and unprompted) about school and life,
Taking initiative to put important events in their calendars (Dr appts are a big one),
Cleaning their own room without prompting.
You’d be surprised how much this last one comes up but there’s good reason we see this so much – skills empower your kid to be a more independent and responsible version of themselves, and that’s not confined to school! Cheers to that 🙂
PS want help giving your kids the skills to supercharge their independence and self-responsibility? Book a 1:1 call with my team here and let’s make it happen.
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