How Parents/Guardians Can Prepare For Their Children's Poor Academic Results

charlenegailtaruwona
Posted September 10, 2018 from Zimbabwe
Saturday 8 September 2018 During my radio interview discussing How Parents/Guardians Can Prepare For Their Children's Poor Academic Results

On Saturday 8 September i had a very interesting live radio discussion on Capitalk100.4fm Weekend Chart with host Charlene Mataure. The discussion was centered on How Parents/Guardians Can Prepare For Their Children's Poor Academic Results.

I strongly believe that the best type of #parenting is fair, flexible, respectful and has learning, rather than submission as its goal. Its also very important to open lines of communication with our kids and encourage them to develop a growth mindset, rather than a fixed mindset.

The takeaway? When your child is struggling on something or has setbacks, don't focus on their abilities, focus on what they can learn from it. How can you use this as a jumping-off point?

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Jill Langhus
Sep 10, 2018
Sep 10, 2018

Hi Charlene,

Welcome to World Pulse:-) Thanks for sharing your post and wisdom. That's great advice.

What is the "Family Bonds Foundation?" Is this your organization? If so, can you tell us more about it and your mission?

Thanks, and have a great day!

charlenegailtaruwona
Sep 10, 2018
Sep 10, 2018

Hi JLANGHUS,

Thank you for your feedback, the pleasure is all mine. Glad to be part of World Pulse.

Yes Family Bonds Foundation is my organization. I registered it in May 2016. It was created to address the huge crises that society is facing today – the breakdown of a strong family unit in Zimbabwe. Social scientists have proven that broken families produce broken children, broken children contribute to the breakdown of society and a broken society leads to broken families. In the end this all becomes a cycle.

As such, Family Bonds Foundation was established to inculcate positive family values as it believes that the family unit is the cornerstone of society and if the family environment is stable, safe and a happy one, it will contribute to the wholesome growth and development of a person. A strong family unit will generate wholesome children who in themselves become wholesome members of society.

Our mission is to help children and youth coming from broken families and abusive backgrounds to find wholesomeness and overcome their background through equipping them with life skills that will enable them to be successful members of society.

Due to this we also work with parents and teachers in order to fully achieve our mission.

Jill Langhus
Sep 11, 2018
Sep 11, 2018

Hi there:-)

You're welcome! We're glad to have you with us!

Awesome:-) Great job! Yes, that makes total sense and sounds like a very noble mission that you have there with your foundation.

Do you have a website and/or social media pages for us to like/follow?

Thanks, and have a great day!

charlenegailtaruwona
Sep 11, 2018
Sep 11, 2018

Thank you so much.

The website is still under construction. It must be ready by next week Friday. I will update you.

Our
facebook page - Family Bonds Foundation
Twitter - @familybonds16
Instagram - familybondsfoundation

My
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Twitter - @charlenegail9
Instagram - charlene gail taruwona
Linkedin - Charlene Gail Taruwona

Jill Langhus
Sep 12, 2018
Sep 12, 2018

You're very welcome:-)

I'll wait for your update, then:) Looking forward to hearing more about the work that you are doing.

I'm following you now on Twitter and FB now. I'm not doing Insta, at the moment.

Hope you have a great day!

charlenegailtaruwona
Sep 12, 2018
Sep 12, 2018

Thats great, thank you.

Oh yes will definatly keep you posted.

Have a great day too,

Jill Langhus
Sep 12, 2018
Sep 12, 2018

You're welcome. Sounds great:)

You may even want to consider submitting a story about what security means to you, parents and/or children in the new call for stories:
https://www.worldpulse.com/en/voices-rising/story-awards/88510

Juliet Acom
Feb 26
Feb 26

Thanks for the awareness on your organisation.

Beth Lacey
Jan 17
Jan 17

Very wise advice.

charlenegailtaruwona

Thank you Beth.

Jane Frances Mufua
Jan 30
Jan 30

Hello Charlene,

Thanks for sharing this post. As a parent you just though me a lesson. Will love to hear more about this programme

charlenegailtaruwona

That's great Jane, sure. Glad my insights are reaping fruit.

Juliet Acom
Feb 26
Feb 26

Hi Charlene,
Thanks for your insight. Its true as parents we have to think before we act, many times we let dissapointment cloud our judgement forgetinh that the child is ewually dissapointed.

charlenegailtaruwona

Very true Juliet thanks so much. Hoping that this changes and we have parents committed to be better and raise their children well without being judgmental to listening and heeding to the needs of the child.

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