Advice for parents of stressed out leaving certs 2021

In this video coaching newsletter, I discuss an email from a parent who is stressed about her daughter who is sitting the Leaving Cert this year. She is concerned about the points going up and that her daughter needs to make a 90 point jump from her 5th year results...

For Parents Of A Child With A Learning Difficulty

Last week, I had to pleasure of doing a 1-2-1 coaching session Donal (pseudo-name). Donal is 16-years old and is doing his Leaving Certificate this year. He also has a learning difference called Dyspraxia. According to the Oxford dictionary, Dyspraxia is a...

Student who increased by 200 points

This is Cassandra. Her story is remarkable. When I met her she was stressed and unhappy. She had just done her Leaving Cert Mock Exams and she was under a lot of pressure. She asked me if I thought it was possible if a student could go up by 200 points. I told her of...

How to Raise Successful People

This week, I have been reading How to Raise Successful People by Esther Wojicicki (pronounced Wojiskey) who is a famous Stanford University professor and she shares some old-school wisdom on her experiences both at home and in the classroom of how to nurture and...