There’s something about raising children (especially teenagers!) that can put a mom-heart through the ringer.
I’ve rarely longed for anything as much as I’ve longed for my daughters to thrive in every area of life. In their relationships. In their emotions. In their bodies. In their careers and passions. In their thoughts and beliefs.
So when you’ve got a kid who feels unmotivated, frustrated, and stuck, you both feel that pain.
That’s where I found myself six years ago. My daughter Kacie, then 16, was struggling in every area. Previously a good student, Kacie had decided that classes, reading, learning, and especially college were simply beyond her. She told me she couldn’t remember anything she learned in class anyway, so why even try? She added that she hated school, hated reading, and thought learning was a waste of time.
Her plan was to drop out of school and continue partying with friends who, like her, had given up on their hopes and dreams. Continue reading “What I Discovered About LearningRx and the Hurting Mom-Heart”