Five tips on how to motivate your teen during lockdown

Five tips on how to motivate your teen during lockdown

To motivate your teen to study can be a real challenge. Many teenagers are stereotyped as lazy and unmotivated children who want nothing more than to sleep in, socialise with friends and entertain themselves with their smartphones, laptops, and gaming consoles. But this stereotype isn’t really fair at all. It’s understandable because this behaviour is what parents see, but it’s ultimately misguided.

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Lockdown stages: from shock to meaning

Lockdown stages: from shock to meaning

We could never have predicted the lockdown or should I say “luckdown” of 2020. Moms, and dads have been put to the test like never before. We have been involuntarily thrust into roles we did not anticipate. We have not been “trained” to educate 8 year olds who would much rather be playing Minecraft or 6 year olds, who think a Zoom call with the teacher, is actually an opportunity to examine the depths of their own mouths on the screen.

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