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DEAR GRANDDADDY- A Teen, Parent, and Educator Advice Column BLOG #80

Dear Granddaddy, what kind of teachers do students appreciate? Jane- college student. Bestselling and award-winning author, speaker, educator, and TV host. VLOG ON THIS: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FdDJftRdDns&list=PL_-39bUXJitz71N7H8Ysig2hrkcEU_LGF&index=80 Jane, I’m guessing that you may be an aspiring teacher. If I am correct, then good for you. You have a great life’s journey ahead of you. As [...]

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DEAR GRANDDADDY- A Teen, Parent, and Educator Advice Column BLOG #79

Dear Granddaddy, Does my mom have the right to tell me to finish college when she herself never finished? Jessica Bestselling and award-winning author, speaker, educator, and TV host. VLOG ON THIS: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XzMUpZDc3go&list=PL_-39bUXJitz71N7H8Ysig2hrkcEU_LGF&index=79 Well, Jessica, I’m not sure if it really comes down to a right. If you’re in college, I’m assuming you’re at [...]

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DEAR GRANDDADDY- A Teen, Parent, and Educator Advice Column BLOG #78

Dear Granddaddy, my 14-year old daughter told me she is 3 months pregnant. What should I do? Caitlin- A worried mom. Bestselling and award-winning author, speaker, educator, and TV host. VLOG ON THIS: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yl-VTenqRgA&list=PL_-39bUXJitz71N7H8Ysig2hrkcEU_LGF&index=78 Well, Caitlin, I understand that you’re worried about your daughter. I also understand that you are wrestling with a [...]

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DEAR GRANDDADDY- A Teen, Parent, and Educator Advice Column BLOG #77

Dear Granddaddy, my 13-year old son threw his iPhone 6 down the stairs so I’d have to buy him a new one? What should I do? Darlene- Angry mom Bestselling and award-winning author, speaker, educator, and TV host. VLOG ON THIS: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=T8o4YK4P8Yk&list=PL_-39bUXJitz71N7H8Ysig2hrkcEU_LGF&index=77 You might not have to do a single thing, Darlene. Natural consequences [...]

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DEAR GRANDDADDY- A Teen, Parent, and Educator Advice Column BLOG #76

Dear Granddaddy, why do high schools only focus on sending kids to college? Jesenia- mom of a high school student. Bestselling and award-winning author, speaker, educator, and TV host. VLOG ON THIS: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Y10eAhyGFuw&list=PL_-39bUXJitz71N7H8Ysig2hrkcEU_LGF&index=76 Jesenia, that’s a good question. In the United States, high schools get ranked by how many kids they send to [...]

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DEAR GRANDDADDY- A Teen, Parent, and Educator Advice Column BLOG #75

Dear Granddaddy, if you could go back, what would you be sure to do in high school? Brianna-mother of 8th grader. Bestselling and award-winning author, speaker, educator, and TV host. VLOG ON THIS: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Bxruu3qQ2-Y&list=PL_-39bUXJitz71N7H8Ysig2hrkcEU_LGF&index=75 Well, Brianna, as you know, we are all different with different circumstances, needs, and goals, so my answer to [...]

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DEAR GRANDDADDY- A Teen, Parent, and Educator Advice Column BLOG #74

Dear Granddaddy, why doesn’t my teacher like me? Jerry- likable high school kid. Bestselling and award-winning author, speaker, educator, and TV host. VLOG ON THIS: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=M39zd-vhXLc Jerry, sometimes we misread our teachers and their true intentions. And sometimes we think people don’t like us when they really do. However, the field of education [...]

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DEAR GRANDDADDY- A Teen, Parent, and Educator Advice Column BLOG #73

Dear Granddaddy, why can’t I play Fortnite for eight hours a day? Lawrence- middle school student. Bestselling and award-winning author, speaker, educator, and TV host. VLOG ON THIS: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7pIGLXWATbs&list=PL_-39bUXJitz71N7H8Ysig2hrkcEU_LGF&index=73 Lawrence, is Fortnite your job? Do you get paid to play Fortnite? The reason I’m asking you is that usually when one does something for [...]

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DEAR GRANDDADDY- A Teen, Parent, and Educator Advice Column BLOG #72

Dear Granddaddy, my parents want me to pay them back all the money it costs them to raise me. Zack- cheated teen. Bestselling and award-winning author, speaker, educator, and TV host. VLOG ON THIS: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YD2Ur1VIZWo&list=PL_-39bUXJitz71N7H8Ysig2hrkcEU_LGF&index=72 Wow! Really? I hope they’re joking, but, I assume that they’re not; and neither are you, huh, Zack? Don’t [...]

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DEAR GRANDDADDY- A Teen, Parent, and Educator Advice Column BLOG #71

Dear Granddaddy, why do they send us off to study worthless stuff in college? Jon -12th grader. Bestselling and award-winning author, speaker, educator, and TV host. VLOG ON THIS: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MsqBtZcgE1c&list=PL_-39bUXJitz71N7H8Ysig2hrkcEU_LGF&index=71 Well, Jon, let me begin with telling you that I have been an educator for more than two decades. I have also completed [...]

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