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Should You Pay for Grades? 


Just last week I had a parent ask me about the best ways to motivate her 9th grade daughter. Sheila was exasperated. She'd tried everything to get her daughter to care about her grades - from rewarding with prizes to punishing. The only thing she hadn't tried was paying for report card grades. She said her friends did it regularly and their kids seemed to be motivated. Sheila was open to anything that might help to turn her daughter around. 

So the question is - should parents pay their kids to get good report card grades? And is this practice an effective motivator?


Read on to find out... 



How to Motivate Your Child for the School Year


How to Motivate your Child for the School Year
Understanding Power Struggles and What to Do About Them
Free Webinar


Tuesday, October 2nd, 2012
If you feel as though you're fighting an uphill battle trying
to motivate your student, this webinar is for you!
Join Ann Dolin as she shares three common mistakes
parents make when motivating their kids as well as some tips for how you can best
encourage your kids and get them motivated to do well in school.
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Saturday, October 20th, 2012


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