Raising Smarter Children Who Know How to Learn

School taught me what to learn, but not how. I credit my mom with teaching me ‘how to learn’ and am so grateful because this skill lasts a lifetime!  In what I’m sure was her quest in raising smarter children who know how to learn, I remember our study sessions...

How I Overcame Feeling Dumb at Math

I must be really dumb! Why am I so stupid at math? I said those words over and over to myself in high school when it came to algebra. And sadly, I believed them for a long, long time. Actually, I was a pretty good student in other subjects before I got to algebra. I...

4 Novels That Teach You to Love Books

I am sure many will think “a book about books” may sound – well – boring. But what if they sparked your love for reading instead? I am a prolific reader – novels are my escape from the humdrum of daily existence. They’re my opportunity to meet new people, visit new...

6 Tips for More Productive Study Days

Every student is familiar with the word “procrastination”. Some days, it feels infinitely easier to stay buried in the couch in front of the TV, than face a daunting pile of homework that somehow seems more terrifying every time you look back at it. A little bit of...