Quick English Aid #2: Making Cool Sentences

Quick English Aid #2: Making Cool Sentences

The Issues with Grammar How does one learn grammar? You know the drill. We spend the first six weeks of every school year drilling and re-drilling  parts of speech, phrases, clauses, types of sentences, punctuation, usage …. before realising that the students...
How To Get Real Face Time With Your Teen

How To Get Real Face Time With Your Teen

by Focus on the Family Teenagers – don’t we sometimes wish we understood them a little better, or knew what they were thinking? Why are they always staring at their screens? Why do they keep talking about finding meaning in life? Today’s teenagers are growing up in a...
Self-Control Precedes Success

Self-Control Precedes Success

by Dr Shen Li Lee “Self-control precedes success” was what one of my school teachers always used to say. The real meaning of the adage used to fly right over the top of my head. It wasn’t until I learned about Walter Mischel’s famous marshmallow study that I finally...