Parenting Questions & Answers

There are hundreds of questions parents have in mind.

We are aware of the difficulty in understanding an issue and effectively making decisions when parents are exposed to a sea of conflicting, unverified, and often negative parenting advice. Let’s help you de-clutter the information overload and go straight to the experts, wherever you are, whatever you need, Ushauri Parent Advisors are here  ready to provide you with answers and solutions to all of your parenting dilemmas.

Here we tackle some of the most common questions and try to answer them one-by-one. You can also get a personalized answer. We know that sometimes the one-size-fits-all answer to parenting may not provide a sufficient answer to match your unique needs and situation.

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I am Stressed About Exams

Dear Ushauri! I am a form four student preparing for exams. I am keen on making good final grades and have been studying obsessively for

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Just Do It, Don’t Procrastinate

In academics, you may experience a nagging form of inaction, procrastination or outright laziness. To overcome these momentary forms of negative behavior, you need something to jumpstart you into action. This could be a thought or a word that triggers your desire to get into action. You can use words of affirmation or a thought that is powerful enough to propel you into the right frame of mind to engage in learning activities with a passion.

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Setting Academic Goals

By simply having a goal, you gain something that motivates you to achieve your desires. Your ability to attach meaning to your deepest desires results in a level of motivation that is greatly overstated but little understood: passion. This passion is a key ingredient for breeding and sustains a high level of self drive.

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Desire versus Drive How Self-Motivated Are You?

In very many instances, drive is often confused with desire. A desire is similar to a wish, it simply means that you want or crave for something. On the other hand, a drive is the combination of a desire and the readiness to take action or do what it takes to get it.

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The Law of Sacrifice

As you strategize on how you will attain academic excellence, what kind of sacrifices are you willing to make? For example, you must be willing to give up your bad habits, to give up your instant gratification up for long term success in your life.

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