Exam stress for any Leaving or Junior Cert parent is an issue Stress at exam time Talking to parents of Leaving Cert and Junior Cert this week, I am hearing of their teens vomiting due to exam pressure, experiencing symptoms similar to panic attacks and parents concerned with state exams pending. The number one tip [...]
Here is a line up of the interesting Parenting articles I have found in the Media this week: Need some family/parenting support? Practical Parenting can help or listing of Family Therapists in the Irish Times:http://alturl.com/ik6p4 After Separation - making contact with Dad: Interesting article in todays Health Supplement in the Irish Times: http://alturl.com/vvxkt Trying to get [...]
Facing your first (or second) big exam is a major challenge for son or daughter and there are things you can do to help and support Can I help my son / daughter cope better with exams? Think about a major challenge you have faced: what did you need to feel you could achieve it? [...]
As a parent of one of the 50,000+ Leaving Cert students; I have been observing the highs and lows of these important days. Last year, I accompanied my daughter to School and saw students elated, subdued or devastated as they opened read their results. With the Leaving Certificate results and CAO offers the best question is ‘Are you happy with what you got?’ A young person with 510 points may be devastated if Medical School dreams are dashed; for them they may as well have failed...