Book Review, coaching, figure skating

A Book Review of “Smartcuts: How Hackers, Innovators, and Icons Accelerate Success

Product: “Smartcuts:  How Hackers, Innovators, and Icons Accelerate Success” by Shane Snow Price:  Kindle Price $17.99 Cheapest Place to Buy:  Amazon.ca Note: I do NOT currently receive any perks or money from my reviews. My goal is to give my HONEST opinion about books and resources that can help anyone be a better coach, administrator,… Continue reading A Book Review of “Smartcuts: How Hackers, Innovators, and Icons Accelerate Success

coaching, figure skating

Here’s to the Coaches

I have been incredibly lucky to practice my craft alongside some of the best coaches in the world; coaches who care, and go the extra mile for their students, time and time again. Coaches who have inspired me, challenged me, and taught me so very much. So as I step away from the world of coaching, I wanted to say a thank-you to all my fellow coaches.

homeschooling, product review

A Product Review of “Raddish: A Cooking Club for Kids”

Product:  Raddish Cooking Club for Kids Price:  $24USD monthly subscription $22USD monthly for 6 month subscription $20USD monthly for 12 month subscriptionFree delivery in USInternational shipping $7USD monthly Cheapest Place to Buy:  RaddishKids.com My Rating:  9/10 Overview:  I promised myself this year I would lead the homeschool charge from a place of strength when planning… Continue reading A Product Review of “Raddish: A Cooking Club for Kids”

Neuroatypical Kids, Single Parenting

Why We Judge

According to the great God Google, judgment is defined as “the ability to make considered decisions or come to sensible conclusions”. I find this rather ironic, since more often than not, the conclusions made about single parents, and particularly single parents of children with ANY type of exceptionality contain neither consideration or common sense.

coaching, figure skating

Sports Parents Get a Bad Rap

Parents can be our biggest allies as coaches. It is OUR job as coaches to figure out how to communicate effectively with them, set the parameters for expectations for them and what they can expect from us, and create a positive learning environment.