When Your Brain Feels Like Mush (Part 1 of 4)

Does your brain ever feel like mush after a long day at school (or work)? Does this mushiness make it hard to focus on homework? A client of mine with ADHD recently bemoaned how exhausted she is after a long day at school. All the effort and pushing it takes to force...

What Pedicures and Productivity Have in Common

I don’t know about you, but I have a *devil* of a time following through on certain hard and unpleasant tasks. Actually… that’s a lie. I DO know about you. Almost everyone I’ve ever talked to — student, parent, teacher, or other human...

299: Parenting Differently Wired Kids with Debbie Reber

Parenting is always challenging, and being a parent of a “differently wired” kids comes with its unique set of adventures. Listen in as parenting expert Debbie Reber shares tips for navigating the transition from homeschooling to high school with a 2e kid....

298: How to Reduce the Harm of Constant Comparison

A downside of being a student is that you’re the subject of constant comparison to other students — whether it’s related to smartness, grades, SAT scores, or what college you got into. There are some simple ways adults can shift they way they talk to teens to avoid...

297: Have We Really Been Podcasting for 7 Years?!

Can it be that we are still podcasting as we start our 7th year?! We’ve outlasted many of our “competitors” who were also doing college prep podcasting back in 2014 when we began. Join Megan and Gretchen as we reflect about the last 7 years. Specifically we’ll share:...

How to Make Coworking Agreements with a Friend

?Do you sometimes struggle to get work done when you’re alone? Does it help to work with friends, but is it hard to find the time to meet up in person? Today’s video tip is super special. You get to meet my good friend Katherine, who ALSO happens to be a...