October Step Forward: ASK

"Don't Make Assumptions. Find the courage to ask questions and to express what you really want. Communicate with others as clearly as you can to avoid misunderstandings, sadness and drama. With just this one agreement, you can completely transform your life." Don Miguel Ruiz   Welcome October!  It’s hard to believe that summer is long gone, and we are all...[ read more ]

Get Smart School Success #3: The Power of Thou

Get Smart Success Camp for Students #3: The Power of Thou Yep.  It’s happening.  The alarm is about to blare into your ear and welcome you to the early hours of the day again.  Your days of Netflix, sleeping until noon and all night Facetime are over.  Welcome to the new school year! I’m sure you’ve already gone shopping, got...[ read more ]

Get Smart Student Boot Camp #2: 3 Success Hacks that Will Change Your School Day You went shopping…backpack, pens, ridiculous amounts of stuff for classes you haven’t even started yet. I’m hoping you also got some really comfortable shoes and the perfect jeans or sweatshirt that will start your school year of right.  You’re looking ahead, but there is still this...[ read more ]

Get Smart Boot Camp for Parents #2: 3 Hacks for Success

Get Smart Boot Camp for Parents #2: 3 Hacks for Success The beginning of the school year seems to appear out of nowhere.  Stores display signs for Back to School sales.  Schools send a mountain of welcome emails and calendars.  The dull thud of reality can hit pretty hard, especially if school has been a place that has challenged every...[ read more ]

Get Smart Calendar for August 2018

Get Smart… 30 Days of Stepping Forward into A New School Year! Click HERE for your Get Smart Calendar   Welcome to August! When I was an educator, I called it the “longest Sunday night” because of the anticipation the month held for the new school year.  Parents, students and educators all seem to understand the rhythm of the year.  Backpacks...[ read more ]