How to Melt Resistance to Schoolwork, with Seth Perler

How do you help your child finish the school year strong, even when they're feeling checked out or way behind?

Now that we're in the homestretch of a very difficult school year, tensions at home may be running high. Listen as executive function guru, Seth Perler, shares his wisdom from the trenches on how to sidestep power battles and be a positive source of motivation during this very important time.



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  1. Rita on June 4, 2021 at 12:47 pm

    Hi! How do I get in contact with Seth? This was helpful I kept focusing on big issues like school refusal where I should have been looking at micro wins. How do I get things back on teach when I feel my son is so far lost? He’s 15

  2. Kim on June 4, 2021 at 3:22 pm

    Micros-successes….so true.
    It’s crazy how easy it is to notice the negatives. My goal is to really notice the positives now.

  3. Robin on June 4, 2021 at 5:48 pm

    I love all of this, thank you 🙂

  4. Amma on June 4, 2021 at 6:45 pm

    Really noticing your kids’ interests. Building connection. Notice the positives. And tell your kids what you noticed! Also remembering the reality of the steps back in between the steps forward. So much wisdom here! Thank you!

  5. Trish Holley on June 7, 2021 at 1:42 pm

    Thanks Seth! I love the comment that “Education is not filling a bucket, it’s lighting a fire!”, and with our EF kiddos, it’s like trying to light a fire with wet wood! Your ‘pebbles of positivity’ are dry kindling for the fire, and negative criticism is putting water on it! It’s so important to notice the sparks of interest and add the dry kindling!!

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