What Do I Want to be When I Give Up? – Part 1

The sad conclusion is that school is a home to many psychological drop outs. This effect on the psyche influences elementary and high school performance, post secondary preparedness, employment opportunities, and choices  concerning engagement in high-risk behaviours. http://media.blubrry.com/withatwist/p/content.blubrry.com/withatwist/41-What_Do_You_Want_To_Be_When_You_Give_Up-Part_1.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | Email ..Continue Reading

Lifeline — Past Versus Present

It’s important to realize that not to get stuck in the past or caught up in the future; you miss the precious moments that make up our lives! Human nature is unappreciative of what is in the moment as we are conditioned to have attachments to things in the past ..Continue Reading

You Are Already Wealthy

Do you think of yourself as wealthy? Do you tell your children that you are wealthy? What if you looked at defining wealth differently? http://media.blubrry.com/withatwist/p/content.blubrry.com/withatwist/38-You_Are_Already_Wealthy_.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | Email | Google Play | RSS

What Allowance Teaches our Children & Be Grateful for your Bills

Allowance gives you the opportunity to show your children how to manage money. Allowance in our house is divided into four categories: savings, spending, investment and giving back. http://media.blubrry.com/withatwist/p/content.blubrry.com/withatwist/37-What_Allowance_Teaches_our_Children_Being_Grateful_for_our_Bills.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | Email | Google Play | RSS

Prosperous (Growth) Money Mindsets

Less than 31% of children between the ages of 12-18 receive financial literacy information at school and only 1% of parents say their kids save anything from their allowance. Wow! We are sending our children off into the world completely ignorant about money. Teach your children how to have a ..Continue Reading

Funny Money (Fixed) Mindsets

A key factor to raising successful children is the thoughts that we ingrain in our children from a very young age about money. See if some of these resonate with you, perhaps you heard them when you were a child and/or perhaps you say them to your children now. http://media.blubrry.com/withatwist/p/content.blubrry.com/withatwist/35-Funny_Money_Mindset.mp3Podcast: ..Continue Reading

Entitlement Versus Privilege

Sometimes parents get so caught up in giving to their children that they miss what power they do have. It is important to understand the difference between a parental obligation and a privilege. http://media.blubrry.com/withatwist/p/content.blubrry.com/withatwist/34-Entitlement_Versus_Privledge.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | Email | Google Play | ..Continue Reading

How Consequences Don’t Have to be Punitive

Use natural consequences or your children’s currency to set up what you feel are the expectations in your house. And, did you know that consequences can be positive? http://media.blubrry.com/withatwist/p/content.blubrry.com/withatwist/33-Consequences.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | Email | Google Play | RSS

Get Curious & Blind Trust

You may notice that I don’t often get punitive with my kids, I get curious. This leads me to asking questions to truly see where they are at in their life at that moment in time. l invite you to do the same —ask questions of them and their Key ..Continue Reading

Listen to Hear, Not To Talk

My son taught me that something we, as parents, teachers, coaches, etc., might perceive as ‘normal’ or ‘right’, isn’t always the case! When I didn’t see what he wanted to read as the ‘right’ reading materials, I shut him down. When I heard his words and supported him, he blossomed. ..Continue Reading